Gamenotes 7-20-09 at LAD

Gamenotes 7-20-09 at LAD.pdf

TODAY’S TRANSACTIONS: C Ramon Hernandez today went on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Friday, with inflammation in his left knee…RHP Robert Manuel was optioned to Class AAA Louisville…their roster spots will be filled in time for tonight’s game by RHP Jared Burton (#51) and C Craig Tatum (#30), who were recalled from Louisville. Hernandez tomorrow in Cincinnati will have arthroscopic surgery to clean out his left knee (Dr. Timothy Kremchek)…he is expected to miss 4-6 weeks…when Tatum plays, he will become the fifth Reds player this season to make his Major League debut…Burton is in his third stint with the Reds this year.

SURGERY UPDATE: RHP Mike Lincoln today had cervical disc replacement surgery…the 2-hour procedure was performed by orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Daniel Riew at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis…Lincoln is expected to make a full recovery and barring complications could begin a throwing program in September…since 6/17 he has been on the 15-day disabled list with a bulging disc in his neck.


Taveras 8
Hairston 6
Votto 3
Phillips 4
Nix 7
Encarnacion 5
Dickerson 9
Hanigan 2
Owings 1



Furcal 6
Martin 2
Ramirez 7
Ethier 9
Blake 5
Loney 3
Kemp 8
Castro 4
Schmidt 1


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