RECAPPING #REDS TRANSACTIONS AT THE 2014 #WINTERMEETINGS

12/11, acquired from the Tigers RHP Jonathon Crawford and IF Eugenio Suarez in exchange for RHP Alfredo Simon; acquired from the Marlins RHP Anthony DeSclafani and C Chad Wallach in exchange for RHP Mat Latos; in the Class AAA Phase of the Rule 5 Draft selected from Class AA Binghamton the contract of C Camden Maron and from Class AA Birmingham the contract of RHP Euclides Leyer; in the Class AAA Phase of the Rule 5 Draft, the contract of RHP Tim Crabbe was selected from Class AA Pensacola by Reno and the contract of 1B Harold Riggins was selected from Pensacola by New Orleans.

Here’s the official release on the Reds/Marlins deal from yesterday…

Thursday, December 11, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

REDS ACQUIRE DeSCLAFANI, WALLACH FROM MIAMI
Send Latos to Marlins

SAN DIEGO – Cincinnati Reds President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty today announced during the Winter Meetings the acquisitions of RHP Anthony DeSclafani and C Chad Wallach from the Miami Marlins in exchange for RHP Mat Latos.

DeSclafani, 24, originally was selected by the Toronto Blue Jays in the sixth round of the June 2011 first-year player draft. In his Major League debut last season, he made 5 starts and 8 relief appearances for the Marlins but also went 6-7 with a 3.78 ERA in 19 starts and 1 relief appearance for Class AA Jacksonville and Class AAA New Orleans.

Wallach, 23, was the Marlins’ fifth-round pick in the 2013 first-year player draft. In 97 appearances last season for Class A Jupiter and Greensboro, where he was a mid-season South Atlantic League All-Star, he combined to hit .322 with 7 HR and 57 RBI. In his 2 professional seasons, Wallach has hit .293 with 7 HR and 70 RBI over 140 appearances.

Latos, 27, last season for the Reds went 5-5 with a 3.25 ERA in 16 starts around stints on the disabled list with right elbow and left knee injuries.

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