Suarez isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Brewers, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports. Suarez will get a rare day off after he went 2-for-12 with a home run, five RBI and two runs across the last three games. Mike Freeman will take over at third base and bat eighth.
Suarez will move back to shortstop when Mike Moustakas (heel) returns from the IL later this week, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Suarez has been back at third base while Moustakas has been out, and that makes the Reds' infield defense better, but the team wants to keep Jonathan India's bat in the lineup, so Suarez will move back to shortstop.
Suarez went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's win over the Rockies. There's been a lot of talk regarding Suarez's down year on offense, but the third baseman seems to be on the right path to turn things around and has hit safely in all but three of his appearances this month. He's hitting just .225 in 40 at-bats in June, but even that's an upgrade considering he hit just .186 in May and .130 in April.
Suarez (finger) will bat sixth and play third base Saturday against the Rockies. Suarez started Friday's game but exited in the fifth inning due to a cut finger, an injury he suffered while cooking the night before. He'll be back in the starting lineup Saturday and will try to make it through the full game without issues.
Suarez left Friday's game against the Rockies in the fifth inning due to a cut finger he originally sustained in a "cooking accident" Thursday night, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports. Manager David Bell said Suarez can play Saturday's game. It sounds like he won't miss any further time due to the cut finger. He went 1-for-2 with a double prior to exiting.
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