Reds recall pitcher Mahle, bring up two others from Louisville

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Tyler Mahle sits in the dugout during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

CINCINNATI (WKRC) - The Cincinnati Reds recalled from Class AAA Louisville RHP Tyler Mahle, selected from Louisville the contracts of C Tim Federowicz and OF Gabriel Guerrero and recalled from Louisville RHP Keury Mella for the purpose of placing him on the 60-day disabled list.

Mahle is 7-9 in 22 starts in the majors this season. But the 23-year-old has a 4.95 ERA in 109 innings.

Federowicz has appeared in 119 career games in the majors and has a .196 average with 7 home runs and 28 RBI. He's struck out in nearly a third of his 291 at-bats.

When he plays, Guerrero will become the ninth Reds player this season to make his Major League debut. The 24-year-old hit .293 with 19 home runs and 81 RBI in 130 games this season between Double-A Pensacola and Triple-A Louisville.

Mella has a left oblique strain. He allowed nine earned runs with eight walks over 9 1/3 innings of relief this year with the Reds.

Some information courtesy Cincinnati Reds


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