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Cincinnati Reds All-Star Nick Castellanos (wrist) activated from IL

Cincinnati Reds right fielder Nick Castellanos (2) is hit by a pitch during the third inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, July 16, 2021, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The Milwaukee Brewers won, 11-6.

Milwaukee Brewers At Cincinnati Reds July 16
Cincinnati Reds right fielder Nick Castellanos (2) is hit by a pitch during the third inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Friday, July 16, 2021, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. The Milwaukee Brewers won, 11-6. Milwaukee Brewers At Cincinnati Reds July 16

Cincinnati Reds All-Star outfielder Nick Castellanos was activated from the injured list prior to Thursday’s home game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Castellanos has been sidelined due to a microfracture of his right wrist.

Castellanos is batting third and playing right field Thursday against the Pirates.

The 29-year-old Castellanos was hit by a pitch on the wrist on July 16 during the club’s first game following the All-Star Break. He last played on July 19.

Castellanos leads the National League in batting at .329. He also has 18 homers and 59 RBIs in 86 games.

Cincinnati optioned infielder Max Schrock to Triple-A Louisville in a corresponding move. The 26-year-old Shrock is batting .311 with two homers and seven RBIs in 22 games with the Reds this season.

–Field Level Media