Arredondo, 27, had an impressive debut in 2008 and pitched 61 innings of 1.62 ERA baseball for the Los Angeles Angels, but struggled in 2009 with a 6.00 ERA. He then missed all of 2010 following Tommy John surgery, but bounced back in 2011 with a 3.23 ERA over 53 innings (and still had a couple DL stints) with the Reds.
- Twitter / @JonHeymanCBS - "jose arredondo is close to a 2-yr deal with #reds"
Reds, Navarro Sign 1-year, $800k Minor League Deal - MLB Daily Dish
The Cincinnati Reds have signed catcher Dioner Navarro to a 1-year, minor league deal worth $800 thousand with an additional $200 thousand in incentives, according to the team twitter feed and Jon Heyman.
Reds Notes: Outfielders Ankiel, Ludwick, Pierre; Minor Invites, Madson Move Adulation - MLB Daily Dish
Following the Cincinnati Reds' signing of Ryan Madson, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer says the team should now move on to its next most important off-season need -- veteran outfielder. Fay suggests targets might include Rick Ankiel, Ryan Ludwick, Juan Pierre, Kosuke Fukudome, and Cody Ross (which are all neat ways of saying you'd like the team to slightly overpay for slightly-better-than-replacement production).