Johnny Cueto struck out 10 batters, but gave up four runs over seven innings in a loss to the Cardinals on Friday.
Joey Votto went 2-for-3 with a solo homer and a walk Friday against the Cardinals.
Devin Mesoraco (hip) is not yet cleared to catch but is available to pinch-hit Friday.
Devin Mesoraco (hip) is expected to return to the lineup at some point this weekend.
Reds recalled C Tucker Barnhart from Triple-A Louisville.
Reds optioned C Kyle Skipworth to Triple-A Louisville.
Jason Marquis yielded five runs (four earned) in four innings, taking the loss versus the Cubs on Wednesday.
Brandon Phillips singled twice in four at-bats as the Reds fell to the Cubs on Wednesday.
Reds recalled RHP Pedro Villarreal from Triple-A Louisville.
Reds optioned RHP Josh Smith to Triple-A Louisville.
John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the Reds hope to have Devin Mesoraco (hip) back "in a week or less."
Brandon Phillips passed a concussion test and could play as soon as Wednesday.
Anthony DeSclafani threw seven shutout innings, allowing just two hits, as the Reds edged the Cubs 3-2 on Tuesday.
Billy Hamilton stole his eighth base of the season and scored a run in a win over the Cubs on Tuesday.
Joey Votto went 2-for-3 with a walk and an RBI in Tuesday's win over the Cubs.