“He certainly didn’t hurt his chances with his performance yesterday,” Reds manager Bryan Price said.
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Stephens’ next scheduled start would have been Thursday in Colorado. The Reds have not announced who will start that game.
“We have a pitcher in mind,” Price said, “but we won’t share who that is until that pitcher is informed he’ll be making that start.
• The Reds moved starter Brandon Finnegan (left shoulder) to the 60-day disabled list.
• The Reds acquired minor league outfielder/first baseman Nick Longhi from the Boston Red Sox for international signing bonus pool space. Longhi, the ninth-ranked prospect in Boston’s organization, hit .262 with six home runs in Double-A.