The Reds have released reliever Nick Schmidt, SB Nation reports Sunday.
The Reds have signed pitcher Nick Schmidt to a minor-league deal. Schmidt went 5-3 with a 4.71 ERA, 1.58 WHIP and 72:38 K:BB ratio in 92 2/3 innings with Triple-A Colorado Springs last season.
The Rockies re-assigned Mike McClendon, Nick Schmidt, Jose Gonzalez, Henry Wrigley and Kent Matthes to minor-league camp on Monday.
San Diego sent RP Nick Schmidt to Colorado on Friday to complete the trade for RP Huston Street. Schmidt was a first-round selection in the 2007 MLB Draft, but has not pitched above Class A during his career.