Reds rookie to debut in Yankee Stadium

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Reds plan to start 22-year-old rookie right-hander Daryl Thompson in the second game of their series with the New York Yankees.

The Reds said Friday they expect to recall Thompson from Triple-A Louisville to make his major-league debut Saturday in Yankee Stadium.

In 14 starts this season at Louisville and Double-A Chattanooga, Thompson was 6-2 with a 2.22 ERA. He pitched last year in Single-A.

Thompson was part of an eight-player trade in 2006 between the Reds and Washington.

He replaces 22-year-old Homer Bailey, who returned to Louisville with an 0-3 record.