PHILADELPHIA -- The Reds have signed veteran right-handed pitcher Kip Wells to a Minor League contract. Wells, who signed Tuesday, is on the Triple-A Louisville roster. The 32-year-old was designated for assignment by the Nationals on June 24 and released on Monday after he cleared waivers. In 23 games this season for Washington, Wells was 0-2 with a 6.49 ERA. A former starting pitcher, Wells has played for the White Sox, Pirates, Cardinals, Rangers, Rockies, Royals and Nationals during his 11 Major League seasons.
Wells has a lifetime record of 65-96 with a 4.71 ERA.
Mark Sheldon is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.