Happ is batting cleanup and playing left field Thursday against the Reds.

The scorching-hot callup is finding ways to stick in the lineup, with embattled leadoff hitter Kyle Schwarber getting the day off. Happ is making a strong case to remain in the lineup even when Jason Heyward (hand) returns. Perhaps he'll force Jon Jay and Albert Almora to the bench most days.

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