Outfielder Nick Castellanos is not in the Cincinnati Reds’ starting lineup for Saturday night’s home game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Castellanos, 29, left Friday’s 11-6 loss to the Brewers after being hit by a pitch on his right wrist in the third inning. X-rays on Castellanos’ wrist came back negative on Friday night.
Tyler Naquin will replace Castellanos in right field and hit fifth Saturday night, while Shogo Akiyama will start in center field and bat seventh.
Castellanos, who played in his first All-Star Game Tuesday night, entered play Saturday hitting .330, sharing the National League lead with Pittsburgh Pirates infielder and fellow All-Star Adam Frazier.
In 85 games this season, Castellanos has 18 home runs and a team-leading 59 RBIs.
–Field Level Media