• Outfielder Chris Heisey played all nine innings Saturday during the fifth game of his rehab assignment for Triple-A Louisville. Heisey played left field and went 0-for-4 vs. Rochester. He is expected to be activated Tuesday for the start of a two-game series at Oakland.
• The Reds on Sunday announced they signed right-handed pitcher Michael Lorenzen, their first-round competitve balance A pick (38th overall) in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft. Lorenzen, who had 19 saves while batting .335 this season, was an outfielder and pitcher for Cal-State Fullerton but will initially begin his pro career as a reliever. He will be given the opportunity to keep hitting in the Minors.
Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Mark My Word, and follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon. David Venn contributed to this report and is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.