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Reds RHP Thompson, 22, to debut Saturday at 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.