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Red Reporter Nov 9, 2016

Cincinnati Reds links - Former top prospects Yorman Rodriguez, Donald Lutz now free agents

Wednesday links! Yes, part of a franchise overhaul involves making painful decisions to trade veteran, expensive players in an effort to get younger, cheaper, and more flexible with the roster.  It's precisely what the Cincinnati Reds have been up to for two full years now, dating back to the December 2014 trades that sent away both Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon (the first time). And yes, in that process, the Reds got much younger, much cheaper, and brought in pieces that made the outlook for the roster stretch farther into the future than just one year. There was a large byproduct of that...

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