Raburn is hitting .217/.308/.478 with two homers in 26 plate appearances this spring. Despite the low batting average, he's still likely to make the Reds' Opening Day roster, MLB.com reports.

Raburn hasn't done much to dissuade manager Bryan Price's opinion that he's worthy of the spot. "Ryan Raburn is exactly who he is," Price said. "I don't think spring numbers are going to be a barometer -- good or bad -- for the type of impact he has on a club. He's a kid that wouldn't probably carry a ton of starts over the course of a year. But he's going to give us an experienced bench player. He knows the role. He handles velocity and he's used to facing the better relief pitchers later in the game. That experience to me is important."

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