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Reds release former All-Star infielder Dee Strange-Gordon

Reds release former All-Star infielder Dee Strange-Gordon

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March 26 (UPI) -- The Cincinnati Reds released veteran infielder Dee Strange-Gordon on Friday, the team announced. Strange-Gordon, a non-roster invitee to spring training who auditioned at shortstop, got a chance with the Reds after Freddy Galvis signed with the Baltimore Orioles as a free agent. Advertisement However, Strange-Gordon's chances to make the roster took a hit after the Reds' decision to move Eugenio Suarez from third base to shortstop. Cincinnati also received strong performances from versatile infielders Jonathan India and Alex Blandino this spring. Strange-Gordon, a two-time All-Star selection and former National League batting champion, spent the past three years with the Seattle Mariners. In those injury-plagued seasons in Seattle, he recorded a .266 batting average with...