The Reds just announced their additions to the 40-man rosters, protecting these players from selection in the Rule 5 draft.
Reds add RH Barrett Astin, RH Keury Mella, RH Jackson Stephens, RH Nick Travieso, OF Aristides Aquino, OF Phillip Ervin, OF Jesse Winker.
— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) November 18, 2016
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