Reds agree with Heisey, Simon

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The Cincinnati Reds agreed to contracts with right-hander Alfredo Simon and outfielder Chris Heisey, avoiding arbitration with both players.
The moves leave the Reds with four unsigned arbitration eligible players in Homer Bailey, Shin-Soo Choo, Mat Latos and Mike Leake.
Heisey had asked for $1.65 million, while the Reds offered $1.05 million. He agreed for $1.33 million, according to MLB.com. Simon requested $1.05 and was offered $750,000.