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Indians Trade Trevor Bauer to Reds in 3-Team Blockbuster Deal With Padres

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - JULY 28:  Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer #47 of the Cleveland Indians reacts after giving up a RBI single to Ryan O'Hearn of the Kansas City Royals in the fifth inning at Kauffman Stadium on July 28, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)
Cleveland Indians v Kansas City Royals | Ed Zurga/Getty Images

It looks like Terry Francona ended up appealing to ownership and punishing Trevor Bauer after all.

According to the latest reports, the Cleveland Indians have traded Bauer to the Cincinnati Reds in a three-team deal with the San Diego Padres.

The MLB trade deadline is officially underway, folks.

We heard of buzz earlier in the day about the Reds inquiring about Bauer, but many speculated that wasn't a realistic trade considering Cincy isn't exactly in contention and the Indians could still use the right-hander's services given their recent surge.

But here's the deal that's going to get the action started. Baseball never fails to deliver.


The Pads are also sending Franmil Reyes and prospect pitcher Logan Allen to Cleveland.

Now we seemingly have a final breakdown of the whole thing:

It sure looks like the Padres gave up a lot for just Taylor Trammell...