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Report: Reds agree with Cuban SS Alfredo Rodriguez on $6M deal

The Cincinnati Reds and Cuban shortstop Alfredo Rodriguez have agreed to a $6 million contract, according to a report by MLB.com.

Major League Baseball declared Rodriguez, 21, a free agent on Monday. The Reds have not confirmed the deal.

"He is a player of interest, but we do not have a deal," Reds general manager Walt Jocketty told the Cincinnati Enquirer on Monday night.

Rodriguez batted .265 last season with Isla de la Juventud in Cuba's Serie Nacional, where he won a Gold Glove in 2014 and 2015.

The Reds already have multiple shortstops in their organization, including Zack Cozart, who is expected to be ready for 2016 after a season-ending knee injury last year, Eugenio Suarez and prospect Jose Peraza, who was acquired in the blockbuster trade involving Todd Frazier.