Cincinnati Reds’ Brian O’Grady reacts as he faces San Diego Padres starting pitcher Cal Quantrill durong the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Cincinnati Reds call up pitcher, outfielder

The Cincinnati Reds today called up pitcher Keury Mella and infielder/outfielder Brian O’Grady from Class AAA Louisville.

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Mella, a 24-year-old right-hander, was 8-14 with a 5.05 ERA in 27 starts this season for the Bats. Mella pitched two games with the Reds in 2017 and four games last season.

O’Grady hit. 280 with 28 home runs and 77 RBIs in 112 games with Louisville. He appeared in 10 games for the Reds last month, getting one hit in 12 at-bats.

Louisville’s season ended Monday.

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