Report: Reds sign outfielder from Dominican Republic

Published Jul. 2, 2015 10:08 p.m. ET


According to a report from, the Reds have agreed to a deal with Cristian Olivo – a teenage outfielder from the Dominican Republic.

“The left-handed-hitting, left-handed-throwing outfielder has shown average raw power, but some believe he could have plus power in the future because of his size and strength. He has also shown the ability to hit well in games, in addition to scouting showcases.

“Olivo takes big swings, and he has displayed the ability to drive the ball to all fields. He has also shown his speed and the ability to run the bases aggressively in games.”

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