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Miguel Cairo returning to Reds

By Mark Shuller - Email

LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL (FOX19) - The Cincinnati Reds and free agent IF/OF Miguel Cairo have agreed to terms on a 2-year contract through the 2012 season. Reds President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty made the announcement at Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel during the Winter Meetings.

In 90 appearances last season for the National League Central Division champion Reds, Cairo hit .290 while making 38 starts at 4 defensive positions (26gs at 3B, 9gs at 1B, 2gs at 2B, 1gs at RF).

One of baseball's most versatile players, during his 15-year career Cairo has played first base (141g), second base (733g), third base (160g), shortstop (55g), left field (56g) and right field (14g). The playoff veteran has made 26 appearances covering 5 Division Series and 3 League Championship Series.

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