The Seattle Mariners have claimed Phillip Ervin off of waivers from the Cincinnati Reds, who designated him for assignment last week.
The Cincinnati Reds made a handful of roster moves this afternoon, including DFA'ing Phillip Ervin and placing Wade Miley on the 10-day IL.
The Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers meet at 7:10 eastern time tonight in game 2 of their current three game series at Miller Park.
The Cincinnati Reds start the heart of their intradivisonal season tonight against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.
In a season in which we did not expect rookies to be key figures for the Cincinnati Reds, they were the bright spots on this evening. Catcher Tyler Stephenson and righthander Tejay Antone both made their major league debuts in notable fashions. Unfortunately, that happened because the Reds got behind very early, 6-0, after two innings, as the Chicago Cubs rode that early margin to an eventual 8-7 win. The loss dropped Cincinnati to a 1-3 record in their first four games.
Cincinnati Reds outfielder Phillip Ervin likes the addition of the designated hitter to the National League and would embrace the role if given the chance.
The Cincinnati Reds have several spots that could be up for grabs this spring, but the competition for the bench may be the most intriguing of them all.
Aristides Aquino homers again, but the Reds drop their home finale against the postseason-bound Brewers in announcer Marty Brennaman's final game.
The Cincinnati Reds will take on the Seattle Mariners tonight in another late-night matchup on the west coast.