MILWAUKEE — The slumping Cincinnati Reds are piling up losses on and off the sphere.
The Reds eliminated outfielders Tyler Naquin and Nick Senzel from the beginning lineup for Wednesday’s recreation at Milwaukee and positioned each on the injured record. They have been added with out harm designations, a sign that each are sidelined with COVID-19-related points.
Star first baseman Joey Votto was added to the IL for COVID-19 on Tuesday, though supervisor David Bell mentioned Votto hadn’t examined constructive at that time. Bell mentioned Wednesday that Votto would doubtless be out for “greater than a few days.”
The Reds chosen outfielders Albert Almora and Ronnie Dawson from Triple-A Louisville as substitute gamers to fill the open roster spots.
The last-place Reds had misplaced seven straight and 18 of 19 heading into Wednesday’s recreation, dropping to 3-20.
There was one bit of excellent information for the Reds.
Proper-hander Luis Castillo struck out seven and allowed three hits over 4 1/3 shutout innings for Triple-A Louisville on Wednesday in his third rehabilitation look as he recovers from a shoulder pressure. Bell mentioned Castillo is predicted to make his main league season debut Monday.