"Yeah, I think so," Cueto said. "It's better."
Manager Dusty Baker confirmed Cueto's status a little while later.
"He's getting better every day and should be all right by tomorrow," Baker said.
The Reds have used only five starting pitchers through the first 89 games of the season, a modern franchise record. The Marlins are the only other club this season to use only their five original starting pitchers.