TODAY’S TRANSACTIONS: Today the Reds placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to yesterday, OF Chris Dickerson (severely sprained left ankle) and C Ryan Hanigan (concussion)…both were injured in Sun’s game at Pit. Their spots on the roster will be taken by OF Darnell McDonald (#16) and C Corky Miller (#37), whose contracts were selected from Louisville. To make room on the 40-man roster, RHP Mike Lincoln (cervical disc surgery) and RHP Edinson Volquez (right elbow surgery) were transfered from the 15-day to the 60-day disabled list.
KEEP IT ON THE DL: The Mets just placed LHP Johan Santana on the disabled list. They now lead the Major Leagues with 12 players on the disabled list. The Reds are second with 11.
ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE: The Arizona Fall League rosters have been announced. The Peoria Saguaros club will include manager David Bell and Reds farmhands RHP Logan Ondrusek, LHP Phillippe Valiquette, RHP Sean Watson, IF Yonder Alonso, IF Zack Cozart and OF Chris Heisey.
GAMETIME CHANGE REMINDER: The starting time for the Reds’ game against the Dodgers on Saturday, August 29 at Great American Ball Park has been changed to 4:10 p.m. ET to accommodate the FOX national broadcast. The game originally was scheduled to begin at 7:10.
OLD PHONE BOOKS: All fans that bring an old phone book to be recycled to the Reds vs. Los Angeles Dodgers series Aug. 28-30 will receive a voucher good for a buy-one-get-one free ticket offer to the Reds vs. Florida Marlins game on Sept. 19.