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Wang opts out of Minor League pact with Reds

MINNEAPOLIS -- Veteran pitcher Chien-Ming Wang opted out of his Minor League contract with the Reds and became a free agent, confirmed on Sunday.

According to the China Times in Taiwan and, Wang is expected to sign a deal with the White Sox.

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Wang was 8-5 with a 3.70 ERA in 19 starts for Triple-A Louisville this season. He was signed by Cincinnati on Dec. 18 and invited to Spring Training.

In 2013, Wang pitched six games in the Majors for the Blue Jays and also previously pitched for the Yankees and Nationals.

Mark Sheldon is a reporter for Read his blog, Mark My Word, and follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon.

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