| Birthdate: 3/12/1984
| Birthplace: San Pedro De Macoris, DR
| Bats/Throws: R/R
| Team: Cincinnati
| College: No College
| MLB Experience: 4
| Owned/Started%: 0/0 | Average Draft Position: 430.40
Third baseman Jason Donald also was designated for assignment and the Reds purchased the contract of shortstop Cesar Izturis to take his place on the 40-man roster.
Arredondo back in action
by Adam Moore | CBSSports.com (7/24/2012) Reds reliever Jose Arredondo was able to get back on the mound during Monday's series opener against the Astros. Arredondo, who was unavailable for Sunday's win over the Brewers due to a forearm injury, earned his eight hold of the year after pitching a scoreless sixth inning in Cincinnati's 8-3.