The Cincinnati Reds placed Michael Lorenzen on the 10-day injured list Monday with a right hamstring strain.
Lorenzen, 29, is a two-way player who pitches and plays the outfield.
The right-hander missed the first three months of the season with a shoulder strain before returning last week.
Lorenzen made only one appearance on the field. He entered Saturday’s 7-4 loss against the Milwaukee Brewers in the eighth inning, giving up a hit and a walk while striking out two.
He then played the ninth inning in right field and the 10th in center. In the bottom of the 10th, Lorenzen scored the game-tying run on a sacrifice fly.
However, he pulled up while running toward home and left the game.
The Reds sent lefty Cionel Perez to Triple-A Louisville and promoted right-handers Ruben Alaniz and Edgar Garcia in corresponding moves Monday.
Cincinnati also designated right-hander Jose De Leon and outfielder Mark Payton for assignment.
–Field Level Media