Cincinnati Reds Wiretap

Report: Arizona No Longer Discussing Aroldis Chapman

Jul 31, 2015 3:15 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks' trade talks regarding Aroldis Chapman are now dead, according to a report.

The Houston Astros have also been discussing the reliever with the Cincinnati Reds.

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Mets, Reds Worked Overnight On Bruce Deal

Jul 31, 2015 9:20 AM

The New York Mets and Cincinnati Reds worked overnight on a trade involving Jay Bruce.

The issue between the two clubs as of Thursday night was whether or not Zack Wheeler alone was enough to complete a trade.

Andy Martino/New York Daily News

Tags: New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Giants Acquire Mike Leake From Reds For Adam Duvall, Keury Mella

Jul 31, 2015 1:14 AM

The Giants have acquired right-hander Mike Leake from the Reds for minor league infielder Adam Duvall and starting pitcher Keury Mella, who has been pitching for the Class-A San Jose Giants.

Leake threw eight innings of four-hit ball in a 4-0 win over the Cardinals Tuesday night in in his final start for the Reds. He's 9-5 with a 3.56 ERA in 21 starts.

Tags: San Francisco Giants, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

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Sources: Mets Trying To Land Jay Bruce

Jul 30, 2015 9:30 PM

The New York Mets are targeting a trade for Jay Bruce, according to sources.

New York is also looking at other options. If they are able to land Bruce, Zack Wheeler would most likely be headed to the Cincinnati Reds.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: New York Mets, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Source: Diamondbacks Waiting For Answer From Reds On Chapman

Jul 30, 2015 9:24 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks made a proposal to the Cincinnati Reds for Aroldis Chapman and are awaiting an answer, according to a source.

Cincinnati began selling off parts this past weekend when they shipped Johnny Cueto to the Kansas City Royals.

Arizona is looking to add controllable players this week.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Sources: Blue Jays Considering Mike Leake

Jul 29, 2015 2:08 PM

Mike Leake of the Cincinnati Reds is one of the starting pitchers the Toronto Blue Jays are considering, according to sources.

Toronto is looking for the best trade in terms of pitcher and acquisition cost.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Tags: Toronto Blue Jays, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Reds Examining Offers For Aroldis Chapman

Jul 29, 2015 7:11 AM

The Cincinnati Reds are currently examining trade offers for Aroldis Chapman.

It remains to be seen if the Reds are committed to trading the closer in the manner they were with Johnny Cueto, who was dealt on Sunday.

Buster Olney/ESPN

Tags: Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Diamondbacks Discussing Aroldis Chapman With Reds

Jul 28, 2015 8:28 PM

The Arizona Diamondbacks are discussing a trade for Aroldis Chapman with the Cincinnati Reds.

"I'm going to go down that path and see where it takes us," Dave Stewart told

Cincinnati has reportedly placed a huge asking price on the closer.

Steve Gilbert/MLB

Tags: Arizona Diamondbacks, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Tigers Have Mike Leake On Radar

Jul 28, 2015 2:04 PM

If the Detroit Tigers determine they can remain in the American League Wild Card race, they have eyes on Mike Leake.

The Cincinnati Reds traded Johnny Cueto on Sunday and are expected to sell off other pieces.

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Tags: Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Trade Rumor

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Royals Send Finnegan, Two Prospects To Reds For Cueto

Jul 26, 2015 12:55 PM

The Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Reds on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a ace for the front of their rotation.

The Royals also received cash considerations in the deal, which saw Kansas City send left-handers Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb and Cody Reed to Cincinnati.

Tags: Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds, Misc Rumor, Official Trade, Terms Agreement

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Ownership Gives Reds Green Light To Sell At Deadline
It remains unclear who will be dealt over the next week, but Johnny Cueto is expected to be moved.

Mark Sheldon/MLB

Orioles Are Interested In Jay Bruce, Justin Upton
Dan Duquette is serious about adding an outfield bat, according to Major League sources.

Jon Morosi/FOX Sports

Reds Didn't Want Cueto Pitching For Another Team In ASG
One of the reasons why the Reds didn't trade Johnny Cueto prior to the All-Star break is that they didn't want him pitching in the All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park for another club.

Jon Morosi/FOX Sports

Aroldis Chapman Fastest To 500 Ks
Aroldis Chapman needed just 292 innings to reach 500 strikeouts.

Reds Prefer Not To Package Cueto, Chapman In Trade
Aroldis Chapman still has one season left of club control, while Johnny Cueto will hit the free agent market this winter.

Bob Nightengale/USA Today

Dodgers Covet Cueto, But Won't Deal Top Prospects
The Dodgers won't be content with simply another playoff appearance this fall, they have eyes on playing in the World Series.

Tim Kurkjian/ESPN

Chapman Isn't Worried About Potential Trade
Aroldis Chapman, who pitched late for the National League in Tuesday night's All-Star Game at his home ballpark, may soon be changing addresses.

Associated Press

Manfred 'Committed' To Hearing Pete Rose's Class
Rob Manfred remains "committed" to giving Pete Rose a thorough hearing in Rose's bid for reinstatement to the game, and that he plans to meet with Rose at a yet-to-be-determined date.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

Bryan Price States Case To Remain Reds' Manager
Bryan Price remains confident he's still the "right guy'' to get the Reds back in contention.

Jerry Crasnick/ESPN

Cueto Believed To Be Houston's Top Target
The Astros could look to add before the non-waiver trade deadline and Johnny Cueto of the Reds appears to be their top target, according to people familiar with their thinking.

Jon Heyman/CBS Sports

Todd Frazier Wins Home Run Derby
Todd Frazier edged Joc Pederson in the final round 15-14 to win the Home Run Derby on Monday night in Cincinnati.

Johnny Cueto Throws Tantrum
The frustrated Reds lost to the Marlins by the score of 8-1 on Sunday.

Reds Likely To Deal Jay Bruce?
The Reds could sell off a number of parts this month, but Jay Bruce is as good a bet as anyone to be traded.

Ken Rosenthal/FOX Sports

Astros Looking For Hard-Throwing Bullpen Arm
The Astros have one of the better bullpens in baseball, but Jeff Luhnow says he's still on the lookout for additions.

Evan Drellich/Houston Chronicle

Should Royals Go After Johnny Cueto?
The Royals have a 4.5-game lead in the American League Central, but Christina Kahrl writes that Dayton Moore should look to acquire Johnny Cueto ahead of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.

Christina Kahrl/ESPN

All-Star Game Starters Announced
Josh Donaldson sets the all-time single-season voting record, while Bryce Harper finishes as the top NL vote-getter.

Press Release

Royals Have Interest In Cueto, Leake, Zobrist
The Royals are looking for upgrades on the trade market and have cast a wide net.

Jon Morosi/FOX Sports

Outside The Lines Has Evidence Pete Rose Bet On Games As Player
ESPN's Outside The Lines claims to have betting slips that prove Pete Rose bet on baseball as a player during the 1986 season.

RealGM Staff Report

Can Todd Frazier Sustain His Power Explosion?
The Reds third baseman has a 22.4% home run/fly ball rate, which may be primed for regression.

Owen Watson/Fangraphs

Devin Mesoraco To Have Season-Ending Surgery
Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco will have surgery on June 29 to repair his left hip impingement.

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