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It’s possible that the Reds have found their backup shortstop. On Thursday, ESPN Chicago reported that the club is poised to announce the signing of veteran Edgar Renteria to a one-year deal that could be worth up to $3 million.
Renteria, the World Series Most Valuable Player with the champion Giants in 2010, would offer veteran depth behind expected starter Paul Janish.
Also — a baseball source told MLB.com that RHP and reliever Jared Burton should be signed today to a one-year contract. Terms were unknown but it will avoid arbitration. Burton earned $810,000 last season but spent most of the year in the Minors and battling injuries including a hypothyroid condition.
— Mark Sheldon