With a little more than half an hour remaining until the MLB trade deadline, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting the Cincinnati reds are now interested in Jonathan Broxton. 2:16pm:
2:27pm – Rosenthal now reports the Reds have acquired Broxton from the Royals. Official announcement and confirmation still pending.
2:46pm - Mark Serrano, Double-A pitcher in Pensocola with the Reds, tweeted:
Congrats to teammate @JCSulbaran on getting traded to the Royals. Tear it up bruh.
2:59pm – Danny Knobler of CBS Sports tweeted:
Royals will get a couple of minor league players for Broxton
3:15pm – Jon Morosi of Fox Sports tweeted:
Donnie Joseph, LHP reliever, is 8-3 with a 1.72 ERA in 2012. The 24 year-old has a .994 WHIP and 18 saves between double and triple-A in 2012 with 11.7 SO/9 and 2.BB/9 for a 4.00 SO/BB.