Sad news to hear about his grandfather. And more sad news about Ricky StoneReds RHP Harang takes bereavement leave
July 19, 2007
MIAMI (TICKER) -- The Cincinnati Reds on Thursday placed pitcher Aaron Harang on bereavement leave.
Harang is traveling to San Diego following the death of his grandfather.
The righthanded Harang has been the Reds' most reliable pitcher this season, going 10-2 with a 3.63 ERA in 21 starts.
Harang started Wednesday against the Atlanta Braves and did not get a decision after allowing two runs in 7 2/3 innings.
To fill the roster spot, the Reds purchased the contract of righthander Ricky Stone from Class AAA Louisville. Stone has made three appearances for the Reds this season, allowing three earned runs in 3 1/3 innings.