Schumaker done; Robinson DFA
The Reds and utility player Skip Schumaker finalized their two-year contract on Tuesday. To make room on the 40-man roster, outfielder Derrick Robinson was designated for assignment.
Schumaker, 33, played for the Dodgers last season and batted .263 with two home runs, 30 RBIs and a .332 on-base percentage in 125 games. From 2005-12, he was a member of the Cardinals and batted .288 with a .342 on-base percentage over eight seasons.
Robinson batted .255 in 102 games as a rookie for the Reds this season. He was called up the first time after Ryan Ludwick went on the disabled list after Opening Day.
UPDATE: This is a $5 million contract for Schumaker. He will make $2 million in 2014, $2.5 million in 2015 and there is a $2.5 million club option for 2016 with a $500,000 buyout.
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