April 17, 2021

The Best and Worst Trade of the Decade for the Cincinnati Reds (Baseball Essential)


It has been a long 30 years since the Cincinnati Reds were last in the World Series, but a revamped 2020 roster loaded with rising stars and veteran talent has many “Nasty Nati” natives hoping for the best. The Reds have seen young stars such as Eugenio Suarez and Luis Castillo rise to prominence, while general manager Walt Jocketty ventured out and added veteran All-Stars such as Trevor Bauer, Mike Moustakas, and Nicholas Castellanos to his rapidly evolving roster.

Things certainly look promising for the Reds in the immediate future, but their transaction history has not always been spotless over these past 10 years.

Over the next several weeks Baseball Essential will be doing a series on the best and worst trade every team in Major League Baseball has made over the last decade. Here is the best and worst trade the Cincinnati Reds have made since 2010.

The Best Trade the Cincinnati Reds Have Made Since 2010: Cincinnati Acquires Eugenio Suarez and Jonathan Crawford From the Detroit Tigers for Alfredo Simon (December 11, 2014)

Eugenio Suarez has turned into one of the most fearsome power hitters in the National League, smashing 143 home runs through his first five years…

Read “The Best and Worst Trade of the Decade for the Cincinnati Reds” at Baseball Essential