Tony Cingrani leaves with back strain

Updated: August 20, 2013, 9:01 PM ET
Associated Press

CINCINNATI -- Left-hander Tony Cingrani strained his lower back during the fourth inning of Cincinnati's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night and left for treatment.

The injury gives the Reds a new concern as they try to catch Pittsburgh and St. Louis atop the N.L. Central. They got their lineup back to full strength when left fielder Ryan Ludwick returned from a shoulder injury last week. The cleanup hitter had been sidelined since tearing cartilage in his right shoulder ...

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