The Cincinnati Reds are working on a deal to sign Cuban right hander Racel Iglesias.
A deal between the two sides is reported to be five or six years and in the $15 million range. Iglesias threw for major league teams two weeks ago.
Source: Cuban P Raciel Iglesias is nearing a deal with the #Reds worth over $15 million over 5/6 years
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Igelsias projects as a big league relief pitcher. The 24-year-old surely will need some time in the minor leagues but could become an option for the Reds later this season.