Injury: Coach's Decision
Estimated Return Date: 2018-02-16
Mahle has been shut down for the rest of the season, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
The Reds will go with a rotation consisting of Sal Romano, Robert Stephenson, Jackson Stephens, Rookie Davis and Homer Bailey the rest of the way. Mahle, 22, has thrown 164.1 innings combined across three levels this season, building on his 150.2-inning workload from 2016. He had some issues with walks in four starts for the big-league club, but Mahle was solid otherwise and should be in the mix for a starting job in spring training.