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Reds reinstate Turner, option Wallach

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The Reds reinstated catcher Stuart Turner from the paternity list Monday, while also optioning fellow backstop Chad Wallach to Triple-A Louisville.

Turner, 25, missed the past three games for the Reds for the birth of his child. He'll return to back up Tucker Barnhart while Devin Mesoraco continues to recover from a left foot injury.

The Reds reinstated catcher Stuart Turner from the paternity list Monday, while also optioning fellow backstop Chad Wallach to Triple-A Louisville.

Turner, 25, missed the past three games for the Reds for the birth of his child. He'll return to back up Tucker Barnhart while Devin Mesoraco continues to recover from a left foot injury.

Turner has hit .164 in 28 games this season for Cincinnati, contributing one home run and five RBIs.

Matt Kelly is a reporter for MLB.com based in New York. Follow him on Twitter at @mattkellyMLB.

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