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Reds place Davis on DL, recall Astin

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PITTSBURGH -- The Reds on Wednesday placed right-hander Rookie Davis on the 10-day disabled list with a bruised right forearm after the rookie was struck by a Jameson Taillon pitch while attempting to bunt in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Pirates at PNC Park.

Davis was replaced on the roster by right-hander Barrett Astin, who was recalled from Triple-A Louisville.

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PITTSBURGH -- The Reds on Wednesday placed right-hander Rookie Davis on the 10-day disabled list with a bruised right forearm after the rookie was struck by a Jameson Taillon pitch while attempting to bunt in Tuesday's 6-2 win over the Pirates at PNC Park.

Davis was replaced on the roster by right-hander Barrett Astin, who was recalled from Triple-A Louisville.

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In his second Major League start, Davis pitched four innings, yielding two hits and one earned run before leaving the game. He struck out three and walked four.

Bob Cohn is a contributor to MLB.com based in Pittsburgh.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Cincinnati Reds, Barrett Astin, Rookie Davis