Reds trade RHP Jonathan Broxton to Brewers

Sunday August 31st, 2014

The Reds on Sunday traded right handed pitcher Jonathan Broxton to the first place Brewers, Cincinnati tweeted. 

The two players the Reds will receive in return will be determined at a later date. The 30-year-old, an All-Star in 2009 and '10, has a 1.86 and 37 strikeouts in 48 1/3 innings this season. He has been with the Reds since 2012 and is set to make $9 million next season. His deal is set to take him through 2015 with a club option for '16. 

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The move comes on the final day that teams can acquire players for the postseason roster.

The Brewers enter the day with a one-game lead in the NL Central heading into their series finale in San Francisco against the Giants. The Reds are fourth in the NL Central. 

 - Marc Weinreich 

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