The Cincinnati Reds have made 4 roster strikes right this moment previous to the sport towards the St. Louis Cardinals. Outfielder TJ Friedl has been activated from the injured record. Outfielder Jake Fraley has been positioned on the 10-day injured record with a proper wrist contusion and that transfer is retroactive to Thursday. The workforce additionally optioned right-handed reliever Joel Kuhnel to Triple-A and referred to as up Kevin Herget from Triple-A.
TJ Friedl is getting back from a hamstring pressure that he suffered on the finish of Might. He final performed on Might thirtieth towards the Boston Purple Sox. The 27-year-old outfielder has been the most effective hitters for Cincinnati this season, posting a .326/.377/.496 line in 42 video games performed. He’s additionally stolen six bases with out being caught this 12 months.
Whereas the Reds are getting one outfielder again, they’re shedding one other. Jake Fraley is hitting the injured record right this moment with a wrist harm that was possible prompted when he was hit by a pitch on June sixth towards the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fraley pinch ran the subsequent day, however he hasn’t performed since. He appeared to be popping out of his hunch on the time of the harm, having gone 7-17 with two walks within the 4 video games previous to his pinch operating look.
Joel Kuhnel was referred to as up yesterday from Triple-A Louisville and he obtained into the sport final night time towards the Cardinals. He completed the seventh inning after which pitched the eighth inning, giving up a success and a stroll in 1.1 shutout innings. Now he’s heading again to the minor leagues.
Kevin Herget is on his means again to becoming a member of the large league membership. After a disastrous recreation on June 1st the place he allowed six runs in an inning of labor he rebounded with 2.0 shutout innings towards Milwaukee on the third. However he was optioned again to Triple-A after that. He had been scheduled to affix the Louisville rotation and make a begin final night time, however the Reds held him again in anticipation that they might must name him up and that’s simply what occurred. In 12 video games this 12 months with the Reds he’s posted a 4.79 ERA with six walks and 11 strikeouts in 20.2 innings.