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Reds get 2 RHP to complete Jonathan Broxton trade

The Reds announced the team acquired a pair of minor-league right-handers — Kevin Shackelford and Barrett Astin — as the two players to be named from the Aug. 31 trade of reliever Jonathan Broxton to Milwaukee.
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds acquire two RHP from Brewers to complete Broxton trade

A few minutes ago the Cincinnati Reds named to two players they will receive to complete the Jonathan Broxton trade with the Milwaukee Brewers. Barrett Astin and Kevin Shackelford both will be joining the Cincinnati Reds farm system and are both right handed pitchers. Coming into the season they were ranked as the #21 and #22 prospects in the Brewers system by Baseball America. Kevin...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Picture of Jonathan Broxton

As long weekends go, this past Labor Day holiday was particularly unenjoyable for Brewers fans. As Milwaukee’s losing streak stretched to six, the club has slipped behind St. Louis in the NL Central race. In order to stem the recent reverses, GM Doug Melvin pulled off an unusual intradivisional trade at the waiver Trade Deadline. The cavalry coming to the Brewers’ rescue takes...
Via Brewers Bar
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds Trade Jonathan Broxton To Milwaukee Brewers

SAN FRANCISCO — The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named. Milwaukee announced the move to bolster its bullpen before Sunday’s series finale against the San Francisco Giants. The 30-year-old Broxton is 4-2 with a 1.86 ERA and seven saves in 51 appearances this season, and...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton traded to division rival

If the Reds hadn't already bowed out of the postseason race for 2014, they all but threw up the white flag on Sunday when Jonathan Broxton was traded to division rival Milwaukee.According to C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Broxton was claimed off waivers by the Brewers, which prompted Cincinnati to propose a trade for the right-handed reliever.The most notable...
Via Redlegs Review
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds trade Jonathan Broxton to Brewers

The Reds have traded relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton to division rivals the Milwaukee Brewers. Announced on the teams Twitter account, Broxton will be sent to Milwaukee in return for two players to be named later. Trading Broxton will free up $9M dollars heading into next season. Broxton was one of the most reliable Reds out of the bullpen posting a 1.87 ERA in 48.1 innings with...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Reds trade Jonathan Broxton to Brewers for 2 PTBNL

Within the last 15 minutes the Cincinnati Reds announced that they have traded reliever Jonathan Broxton to the Milwaukee Brewers for two players to be named later. For the Reds I doubt the players coming back are of big importance, but it is rather than money saved from the contract for the 2015 season ($9M) that will probably give the team the biggest benefit from this deal. While...
Via Reds Minor Leagues
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers acquire reliever Jonathan Broxton from Reds

getty images The Milwaukee Brewers have added relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton to their bullpen. On Sunday the Brewers sent two players to be named later to the Cincinnati Reds. Acquiring Broxton is not just a move for the stretch run as he becomes an option to close games next season for the Brewers should they allow Francisco Rodriguez to leave via free agency. Broxton is set to...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonathan Broxton's contract ranked as 11th-worst in baseball

Does Jonathan Broxton's contract with the Reds qualify as one of the worst deals in baseball?According to Jonah Keri of Grantland.com, the answer to that question is yes.On Wednesday, Keri published a piece in which he highlighted the worst contracts in all of baseball. Long story short, he used six rules to justify his selections, which resulted in a top 15 list.One of the players...
Via Redlegs Review
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Broxton proving he is still a dominant closer

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - At least one of the major worries the Royals were facing to start the 2012 season seems to have been resolved the replacement for Joakim Soria. Granted, it's early, but the Royals, who at one point were expected to split the closer duties between Jonathan Broxton and Greg Holland, settled on Broxton quickly. And so far, they haven't regretted it. Broxton...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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