Devin Mesoraco was activated from the 10-day disabled list. It was a mere rest for the catcher who had surgery three times in the last two years.
The move gives the Reds three catchers on a five-man bench.
The Reds optioned Lisalverto Bonilla back to Triple A Louisville. Bonilla pitched two innings against the Diamondbacks last night.
“He wouldn’t have been available to us tonight anyway,” Price said.
Tim Adleman 5-7 4.99 ERA is making his 17th start. He has six quality starts on the season.
With his last winning decision on June 27 against Milwaukee, Adleman has pitched into the fifth inning four straight times. He was the loser in his last three games.