To take Mesoraco’s place on the roster, the Reds recalled right-handed pitcher Ariel Hernandez from Triple-A Louisville. Hernandez appeared in five games in April and June and has a 2.00 ERA in nine innings.
The Reds still have two catchers on the roster. Tucker Barnhart is hitting .279 in 58 games. Stuart Turner is hitting .161 in 16 games.