Third baseman Jason Donald also was designated for assignment and the Reds purchased the contract of shortstop Cesar Izturis to take his place on the 40-man roster.
Jason Donald on the mend for Reds
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/25/2013) Reds infielder Jason Donald said Monday that his knee feels "awesome," the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Donald is scheduled to see at-bats in a minor league game Monday.
Donald had been out the last few days with a sprained knee but is on the mend. Donald, 28, is batting .303 this spring over 33 at-bats with four RBI and a stolen base.
Jason Donald dealing with knee sprain
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (3/24/2013) Cincinnati infielder Jason Donald has been out the last few days due to a sprained knee, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports Sunday.
Donald is expected to back up at second, shortstop and third base this season for the Reds. He was injured sliding into second base on Friday and is day to day.
Donald, 28, is batting .303 this spring over 33 at-bats with four RBI and a stolen base.