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Reds add Revere to outfield competition

Veteran agrees to Minor League deal, likely to vie with Ervin for roster spot
MLB.com @m_sheldon

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Reds completed the signing of veteran outfielder Ben Revere to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league camp at Spring Training.

Terms were not immediately known. Revere and the club agreed to terms of a deal Sunday and he passed his physical Monday.

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Reds completed the signing of veteran outfielder Ben Revere to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league camp at Spring Training.

Terms were not immediately known. Revere and the club agreed to terms of a deal Sunday and he passed his physical Monday.

Spring Training information

Cincinnati is likely adding Revere to compete for a spot as a reserve outfielder behind the four-man rotation of Billy Hamilton, Adam Duvall, Scott Schebler and Jesse Winker. He can play all three outfield spots and would likely compete with Phillip Ervin for the fifth outfielder's role.

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Revere, 29, batted .275/.308/.344 with one home run and 20 RBIs in 109 games for the Angels last season.

Over an eight-year career with the Twins, Phillies, Blue Jays, Nationals and Angels, Revere is a .284/.319/.343 hitter.

Revere will wear No. 2. His arrival gives the Reds 65 players in camp.

Mark Sheldon has covered the Reds for MLB.com since 2006, and previously covered the Twins from 2001-05. Follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon and Facebook and listen to his podcast.

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