Myers had been on the IL since May 26 with a kidney stone. The Reds are on the hook for the remainder of Myers’ $7.5 million contract.
Myers, 32, was in his first season in Cincinnati after eight in San Diego. He’s batting .189 with three home runs and 12 RBIs in 37 games (35 starts) this season.
Myers is a career .252 hitter with 156 home runs and 533 RBIs with the Tampa Bay Rays (2013-14), Padres (2015-22) and Reds. Myers was named American League ROY with the Rays in 2013, when he hit .293 with 13 homers.
He earned an All-Star nod with the Padres in 2016.
Reds DFA Wil Myers following IL stint for kidney stone