CINCINNATI, OH - AUGUST 11: Pedro Strop #46 of the Chicago Cubs pitches in the ninth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on August 11, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Cubs defeated the Reds 6-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Report: Cincinnati Reds continue free-agent frenzy, add arm to bullpen

The Cincinnati Reds busy offseason in free agency continued Thursday.

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The Reds are in agreement with free agent relief pitcher Pedro Strop on a one-year deal worth $1.825 million, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Strop could earn $3.5 million via performance bonuses. The deal is pending a physical.

Strop, a 34-year-old right hander, spent the last 6 1/2 seasons with the Chicago Cubs. Last season he was 2-5 with a 4.97 ERA and 10 saves. In 2018, he was 6-1 with a 2.26 ERA and 13 saves. Strop had a 2.90 ERA during his tenure with the Cubs.

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Strop spent five seasons in the American League with Texas and Baltimore prior to his time in Chicago.

The Reds have signed infielder Mike Moustakas, outfielders Shogo Akiyama and Nick Castellanos and starting pitcher Wade Miley this winter.

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