Wow: Reds make seven transactions


From the Reds

The Reds today placed on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to Tuesday, C Curt Casali(right knee sprain);

placed on the 7-day concussion list, retroactive to yesterday, C Kyle Farmer;

placed on the 10-day injured list RHP David Hernandez(right shoulder fatigue);

recalled from Louisville, to replace Casali,IF/OF Josh VanMeter(#17);

recalled from Louisville RHP Lucas Sims(#39);

signed to a 1-year Major League contract through the 2019 season C Ryan Lavarnway(#59);

designated for assignment RHP Jesús Reyes.

Ryan Lavarnway

Age: 31

6th round pick of Red Sox in 2008 (Yale)

Has appeared in parts of seven ML seasons for: Red Sox, Orioles, Braves, A's, Pirates.

ML career: 146 games, .208-.268-.326-.593.

Won 2007 NCAA batting title at Yale (.467), including a 25-game hit streak.

He holds the Ivy League record for career homers with 33.

Lance McAlister

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