• In his third game of a rehab assignment for Class A Dayton on Friday, Ryan Ludwick (right shoulder surgery) went 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts. Ludwick was 1-for-6 in his stint with Dayton. He was off to travel on Saturday and will continue his rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Sunday.
• Following the 2-1 loss to the Dodgers on Friday, all Reds players and coaches had brand-new red Beats by Dre headphones in their lockers. The in-demand items were provided by first baseman Joey Votto.
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