Marlon Byrd rumor
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Marlon Byrd rumor

Jon Morosi (Fox Sports) tweeted that the Reds and Phillies were close on a deal that would have sent OF Marlon Byrd to Cincinnati. Morosi doesn’t indicate when these negotiations were taking place. He does say that they could be revived. It’s possible these negotiations took place back when the Reds were shopping Mat Latos … Continue reading

Cozart for Duda
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Cozart for Duda

The Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon trades accomplished several important goals for the Reds. The moves shed a combined $12.5 million in projected 2015 payroll. The club exchanged two years of team player control (one each for Latos and Simon) for 23 years of team player control, so they got younger. The Reds likely had … Continue reading