The Cincinnati Reds only have bad luck. There is no such thing as good luck in Redleg Nation right now. An hour before the start of the game on Wednesday the organization placed outfielders Nick Senzel and Tyler Naquin on the injured list and called up outfielders Ronnie Dawson and Albert Almora Jr. from Triple-A Louisville as substitute players.
With Nick Senzel and Tyler Naquin joining the injured list, the Cincinnati Reds now have more than half of a team on the list with 15 players currently on it.
Ronnie Dawson and Albert Almora Jr. are both on the way up after having played a game this afternoon in Indianapolis. Dawson hit a solo home run in the first inning of the game and that single run was the only one that either team scored all game.
Albert Almora Jr. is hitting .357 this season in 4 rehab games with the High-A Dayton Dragons and 12 games with the Triple-A Louisville Bats. Since joining Louisville he’s only struck out twice.
Ronnie Dawson has spent the entire season in Triple-A. Over the span of his 26 games played this year he’s hit .281/.373/.458 with five doubles, four home runs, and four stolen bases.