"These guys, to come up for three, four, five days, a week, that's fine," Reds manager Bryan Price said. "But if they're not going to be in the lineup at least half the time, they're spinning their wheels as far as development goes.
"He understands how to play the game and he can hit. The only issue he's had is staying healthy. So what he's done is he's got himself on the roster and he becomes a very easy piece to call back up."
Wright took the 40-man roster spot of right-hander Layne Somsen, who was claimed off waivers by the Yankees on Tuesday
Jack Baer is a reporter for MLB.com based in Los Angeles. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.