Two call-ups; AFL members named
The Reds made their first two September call-ups on Tuesday, the day that rosters can expand. They were right-handed reliever Carlos Contreras and catcher Ramon Cabrera from Triple-A Louisville. A corresponding move for the 40-man roster is pending to make room for Cabrera.
Also — rosters for the Arizona Fall League were announced. The following will be suiting up for the Peoria Javelinas:
RHP Stephen Johnson from Double-A Pensacola (and the pitcher acquired for Marlon Byrd)
RHP Layne Somsen from Triple-A Louisville
RHP Nick Travieso from Advanced Class A Daytona
RHP Zack Weiss from Pensacola
SS Alex Blandino from Pensacola
OF Phillips Ervin from Pensacola
C Chad Wallach from Daytona
Derrin Ebert from rookie-level Billings will serve as Peoria’s pitching coach.
More to come later on both developments on MLB.com/Reds.com
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