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Stephens goes on DL with torn meniscus

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Reds reliever Jackson Stephens was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee on Tuesday. The move was made retroactive to Monday.

Stephens has shuffled between the Reds and Triple-A Louisville this season. In 18 appearances out of the bullpen for the Reds, Stephens has a 4.82 ERA and 23 strikeouts over 28 innings. In his last outing, on July 22, Stephens tossed 3 1/3 innings of one-run ball against the Pirates.

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Reds reliever Jackson Stephens was placed on the 10-day disabled list with a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee on Tuesday. The move was made retroactive to Monday.

Stephens has shuffled between the Reds and Triple-A Louisville this season. In 18 appearances out of the bullpen for the Reds, Stephens has a 4.82 ERA and 23 strikeouts over 28 innings. In his last outing, on July 22, Stephens tossed 3 1/3 innings of one-run ball against the Pirates.

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Stephens' place on the 25-man roster was taken by Homer Bailey, who returned from the 10-day DL and was to start Tuesday's game against the Cardinals.

Tyler Fenwick is a reporter for MLB.com based in Detroit.

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