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Cincinnati Reds place infielder Mike Moustakas (calf) on injured list

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Aug 21, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Cincinnati Reds first baseman Mike Moustakas (9) rounds the bases after hitting a two run home run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the third inning at PNC Park. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The Cincinnati Reds placed infielder Mike Moustakas on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left calf strain.

Infielder Colin Moran was called up from Triple-A Louisville in a corresponding transaction.

Moustakas, whose designation is retroactive to Wednesday, is batting .214 with seven homers and 25 RBIs in 78 games. He has started games at first and third bases and at designated hitter this season.

Moustakas, 33, is a three-time All-Star and a career .247 hitter with 203 homers and 635 RBIs in 1,315 games for the Kansas City Royals (2011-18), Milwaukee Brewers (2018-19) and Reds.

Moran, 29, is hitting .210 with four homers and 22 RBIs in 37 games this season with Cincinnati. He is batting .249 with seven home runs and 26 RBIs in 53 games at Louisville.

–Field Level Media