The Reds announced the signings of free agents SS Edgar Renteria and OF Fred Lewis to 1-year contracts through the 2011 season.
Renteria, 35, last season for the champion San Francisco Giants was the Most Valuable Player of the World Series. He is a 5-time National League All-Star who has won 2 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards and 3 Louisville Silver Slugger Awards.
Lewis, 30, last season produced a career-high 31 doubles and led the Toronto Blue Jays with 17 stolen bases. Among American League leadoff hitters he ranked third in doubles, triples (5) and extra-base hits (44); T3rd in HR (8); fourth in slugging (.423); T7th in RBI (36); and eighth in runs scored (70).