The Reds have positioned third baseman Mike Moustakas on the 10-day injured listing, retroactive to April 17, Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer was amongst these to report. The group reinstated infielder Alex Blandino from the COVID-19 listing in a corresponding transfer.
Moustakas hasn’t been within the Reds’ lineup since April 14 due to what the group has referred to as a non-COVID-related sickness. Cincinnati did, nevertheless, listing him in its beginning lineup for Tuesday’s recreation in opposition to the Diamondbacks earlier than reversing course.
Moustakas, who’s within the second season of a four-year, $64MM contract, acquired off to a quick begin this month earlier than his sickness sidelined him. The 32-year-old has slashed a superb .289/.404/.553 with two residence runs and as many walks as strikeouts (seven) in 47 plate appearances. Since Moustakas has been out, the Reds have turned to Kyle Farmer on the scorching nook.