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Reds activate OF Tyler Naquin from COVID-19 list

Apr 12, 2022; Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Cincinnati Reds right fielder Tyler Naquin (12) high fives teammates after hitting a home run against the Cleveland Guardians in the sixth inning at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Reds activated outfielder Tyler Naquin from the COVID-19 injured list on Saturday.

The Reds also optioned outfielder TJ Friedl to Triple-A Louisville and placed right-hander Daniel Duarte on the 60-day injured list.

Naquin, 30, is hitting .273 (9-for-33) with one homer, five RBIs and one stolen base in nine games this season. He is in his second season with the Reds after spending his first five campaigns with the Cleveland franchise.

Friedl, 26, is 0-for-7 in three games this season.

Duarte, 25, appeared in three games, allowing three runs in 2 2/3 innings for a 10.13 ERA. He walked three and struck out two.

–Field Level Media