CINCINNATI (AP) - Right-hander Sam LeCure will take Homer
Bailey's spot in the rotation while he recovers from an inflamed
LeCure joined the Reds on Thursday, driving up from Triple-A
Louisville. He is expected to be officially promoted on Friday and
start the first game of a weekend series against Houston.
A reliever will likely be sent down.
The 26-year-old LeCure will make his major league debut. He was
5-2 with a 2.55 earned run average at Louisville, with one shutout
in nine starts.
Bailey went on the disabled list Monday.
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