Reds add Jonathan Broxton to Bullpen in Trade with Royals

Kansas City Royals NewsCincinnati Reds strengthened an already strong bullpen by adding Jonathan Broxton from the Kansas City Royals in a trade this afternoon.

Broxton is pitching to a 2.27 ERA across 35 2/3 innings. he has 23 saves and is on a one-year deal with approximately $1.4 million remaining in the deal for the season. The Reds sent Triple-A LHP Donnie Joseph and Double-A RHP J.C. Sulbaran to the Royals

The Reds bullpen already features Sean Marshall and Aroldis Chapman, and Broxton gives manager Dusty Baker another power arm to call upon.

Joey Votto is due to return to baseball activities after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee, and the Reds appear poised to make a run at the National League Central Division title

 


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2 Responses

  1. Darin Baldwin says:

    What did the Royals get in return some bats and a bag of balls?

    • Don Miller says:

      Darin that news was slow to come in, The Reds sent Triple-A LHP Donnie Joseph and Double-A RHP J.C. Sulbaran to the Royals

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