Reds place Matt Kemp on 10-day injured list with broken rib
The Reds announced on Tuesday that outfielder Matt Kemp has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a broken rib. Outfielder Phillip Ervin has been recalled from Triple-A Louisville.
Kemp, 34, collided with the outfield wall attempting to make a catch during Sunday’s game against the Padres. The break might be a good thing for Kemp, as he’s batting a light .200/.210/.283 with a homer and five RBI across 62 plate appearances this season.
Ervin, 26, hit .224/.291/.286 in 55 trips to the plate with Louisville to start the season. He has appeared in only two major league games thus far in 2019, but was a solid part-time player for the Reds last year.