Posted February 03, 2013 on reds.scout.com
PLAYERS: Manny Parra
TEAMS: Cincinnati Reds
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The Reds got this offseason started with some high-profile deals and they continued to tweak their roster by signing veteran southpaw Manny Parra. The former Brewer will compete for the final spot in their bullpen as a lefty specialist.
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