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Reds, Moustakas complete $64 million, 4-year deal

Dec. 5, 2019 7:37 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Moustakas watched the Reds from the visiting dugout and saw a team on the rise. He decided to become a key part in the franchise's attempt to become a winner again. The All-Star infielder completed a $64 million, four-year contract with Cincinnati on Thursday, the biggest free agent...

Treinen, Sanchez, Russell, Sánchez become free agents

Dec. 3, 2019 4:00 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Stars Blake Treinen, Aaron Sanchez and Addison Russell were among 56 players who became free agents along with current Gold Glove second baseman Yolmer Sánchez when their teams declined to offer 2020 contracts Monday rather than make them eligible for salary arbitration....

AP source: Moustakas, Reds agree to $64 million, 4-year deal

Dec. 3, 2019 12:24 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — All-Star infielder Mike Moustakas and the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a $64 million, four-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, the team’s first move to upgrade a lineup that struggled to score. The person spoke on condition of...

Rays acquire Brian O’Grady from Reds, cut Jesús Aguilar

Nov. 27, 2019 3:06 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired minor leaguer Brian O’Grady from the Cincinnati Reds for a player to be named and cash. To make room for the first baseman/outfielder on the 40-man roster, the Rays designated first baseman Jesús Aguilar for assignment on Wednesday....

Reds get RHP Justin Shafer from Blue Jays

Nov. 25, 2019 5:50 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds acquired right-handed reliever Justin Shafer from the Blue Jays for cash on Monday. Shafer has pitched for Toronto the last two seasons. He appeared in six games in 2018 and made 34 appearances last season, going 2-1 with a save and a 3.86 ERA. Shafer walked 32 batters in 48...

Rays designate INF Duffy for assignment, trade RHP De Leon

Nov. 20, 2019 11:01 PM EST

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have designated infielder Matt Duffy for assignment and traded pitcher Jose De Leon to the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for a player to be named and cash. The team also announced minor league infielder Curtis Mead was acquired in a trade that sent left-hander...

Freddy Galvis' $5.5 million option exercised by Reds

Nov. 1, 2019 3:35 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Infielder Freddy Galvis' $5.5 million option for next season has been exercised by the Cincinnati Reds. Galvis, who turns 30 on Nov. 14, was claimed by the Reds off waivers from Toronto on Aug. 12 and hit .234 with five homers and 16 RBIs in 32 games. Overall, he batted .267 last season...

Phillies hire Bryan Price as pitching coach

Oct. 31, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have hired former Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price as their pitching coach. Price joins new manager Joe Girardi's staff after going 279-387 with Cincinnati over parts of five seasons from 2014-18. He previously was pitching coach for the Reds (2010-13),...

Column: MLB needs to put Shoeless Joe back in the game

Oct. 9, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — In a different time, it was an attractive little two-bedroom home, constructed in the early 1940s out of red brick and owned by one of the greatest players ever to grace the diamond, a towering yet tragic figure who lived the last half of his life and went to his grave as a pariah,...