1B,2B,LF - ARI
Josh VanMeter went 1-for-4 with a three-run homer in Friday's win over Colorado.
VanMeter lifted a three-run shot in the second inning. Over his last 10 games, he is struggling to a .188 average in a reserve role for Arizona.
The Reds recalled OF Josh VanMeter Tuesday.
VanMeter was optioned to the Reds alternate camp Thursday, but was recalled to the main roster Tuesday. He was hitless in first 14 at bats and stuck out a whopping seven times. Pedro Strop was placed on the injured list in a corresponding move.
The Reds optioned Josh VanMeter to their alternate training site Monday.
VanMeter went hitless in his first 14 at-bats and stuck out seven times. The Reds have an abundance of left handed hitters on the bench and decided to send VanMeter to reduce the roster size to 28.
Josh VanMeter went 0-for-2 with a walk, one run and a stolen base in Monday's 8-7 loss to the Cubs.
VanMeter was out of the lineup Monday, but replaced Christian Colon in the sixth inning. Mike Moustakas was placed on the injured list Sunday, VanMeter should see additional playing time between second base and outfield. The 25-year-old has scored one run and swiped one bag across eight plate appearances in 2020.
Josh VanMeter went 1-for-2 with a two-run home run, a walk, and another run scored Friday against Arizona.
VanMeter went deep off Mike Leake in the fourth inning, which gave the Reds a lead that they wouldn't relinquish. He now has seven homers this season, and is slashing .247/.336/.424 across 84 games.