The Royals have agreed to a minor-league deal with catcher Max Ramirez , CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman reports. Ramirez was released by the Reds last week after hitting .192/.382/.192 with in 52 at-bats with Triple-A Louisville.
The Reds re-assigned top pitching prospect Robert Stephenson as well as infielder Reynaldo Navarro, catchers Max Ramirez and Rossmel Perez and pitchers Tim Crabbe and Michael Lorenzen to minor-league camp Tuesday. Stephenson made three appearances with the Reds this spring, allowing four runs (three earned) on seven hits and one walk while striking out one in four innings.
The Reds signed catcher Max Ramirez to a minor-league deal Friday. Ramirez owned a .263/.336/.375 slash line with nine homers and 55 RBI at Triple-A Omaha in 2013. He will likely get an invitation to spring training along with his deal.
The Royals reassigned catcher Max Ramirez to minor-league camp Thursday. Ramirez hit .318 (14 for 44) with two homers, three doubles and 14 RBI in 24 spring games.
Kansas City sent left-handers Francisley Bueno and Tommy Hottovy, along with catcher Max Ramirez and infielder Kevin Kouzmanoff to the team's minor league camp on Thursday. The roster now leaves the Royals with 31 players.