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Reds Add Catching Depth

The rigors of catching make depth in the position important for baseball teams over the course of a long season. Last year signing veteran Dioner Navarro to a minor league contract paid dividends for the Reds the last couple of months of the campaign. Now he's gone and Friday they picked up Miguel Oliva with a minor league contract to be available if needed in 2013.

Around one year ago the Reds were looking to add catching depth and signed veteran Dioner Navarro to a minor league contract. He rewarded that decision by leading Louisville in hitting and earned a late-season call-up. His bat didn't stop after that and he hit .290 over the final two months which returned him a slot on the Reds postseason roster. He was a good man to have in the organization...

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