What Is Going On?!?! Trevor Bauer to Reds as Part of Three-Team Trade with Padres

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What Is Going On?!?! Trevor Bauer to Reds as Part of Three-Team Trade with Padres

Chicago Cubs

The Reds have pulled a Mets, but it’s apparently more complicated than that. First the shocking news.

The Reds are seemingly out of it this year, both in the Central and in the Wild Card race, so Bauer feels more like a 2020 piece … but he’s going to be extremely expensive next year. And the value he provides in 2019 is going to be wasted.

More coming.

UPDATE: This makes sense. Reds upgrade outfield and offense immediately, but also pick up long-term pieces:



Author: Brett Taylor

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