This could finally be the end of Sonny Gray's adventure in New York.
The Yankees and the Reds are reportedly finishing an exchange that would send the beleaguered starter to Cincinnati, According to a tweet from Jon Heyman..
The final details of the exchange have not been resolved, but the Yankees would receive the prospect of the Shed Long box, a draft pick and possibly a third piece.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made it clear from the start of the offseason that he intended to trade Gray, but the market was slow to develop.
After CC Sabathia's surprise heart surgery, it was thought that the Yankees could hold on to Gray as rotation insurance, but Cashman was determined to unload the disappointing starter who finished last season in the bullpen and was completely off the list. of playoffs.
Gray came to the Bronx in a 2017 expiration-of-changes deal with the A's and compiled a 15-16 record with a 4.51 ERA in 41 appearances (34 starts) for the Yankees.