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Rays trade Jose de Leon to Reds

Rays trade Jose de Leon to Reds

Kevin Sousa-USA TODAY Sports In a roster crunch, the once promising righty was dealt to Cincinnati for cash / a player to be named later Facing difficult roster decisions, the Tampa Bay Rays have decided to deal right-handed pitcher Jose de Leon to the Cincinnati Reds. The Rays acquired de Leon from the Los Angeles Dodgers in January of 2017 for second baseman Logan Forsythe. At the time, he was one of the top pitching prospects in their system, thanks to a good fastball and a plus changeup. Injuries (incluing Tommy John Surgery in 2018), lackluster major league performance, and the...
DRaysBay Nov 20, 2019
Rays DFA Duffy, trade De Leon, add 5 to 40-man roster

Rays DFA Duffy, trade De Leon, add 5 to 40-man roster

Vidal Brujan was one of five prospects added to the 40-man roster Wednesday | Photo by Joshua Sarner/Icon Sportswire via In a busy Wednesday, the Rays made two trades, designated a veteran for assignment, and added five prospects to the 40-man roster. The 8 p.m. ET deadline to add players to the 40-man roster in advance of December’s Rule 5 draft has passed, and the Rays were busy, adding catcher Ronaldo Hernandez and infielders Vidal Brujan, Jake Cronenworth, Lucius Fox, and Kevin Padlo to the roster. To make room on the roster, the Rays traded right-handed pitcher Jose De Leon to...

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