Right-hander Sean Watson, the Reds' second-round pick in the 2006 First Year Player Draft, has been promoted from Billings to Single-A Dayton.
In seven games with the Mustangs, including four starts, Watson went 0-0 with a 1.52 ERA in 23 2/3 innings of work. He struck out 19 and walked five while limiting the opposition to a .190 batting average.
Watson ranked second all-time in saves at the University of Tennessee.
In other news, top pitching prospect Travis Wood has been placed on the DL with a left ankle sprain suffered in his last appearance.