The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired shortstop Didi Gregorius as part of a three team deal that sent Trevor Bauer, Matt Bauer and Bryan Shaw to the Cleveland Indians. The Cincinnati Reds were also involved.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have made a three-way trade with the Cleveland Indians and the Cincinnati Reds that will net them a shortstop.
The D-Backs acquired Didi Gregorius, left-handed pitcher Tony Sipp, and first baseman Lars Anderson. In return, they sent right handed pitchers Trevor Bauer, Matt Albers, and Bryan Shaw to Cleveland. The Indians also acquired Drew Stubbs from the Reds. Cleveland sent Cincinnati Shin-Soo Choo, Jason Donald, and cash. Click here for more details on the three-way deal.
Didi Gregorious would originally be coming from the Reds farm system. The Reds dealt Gregorious as part of this deal; the Indians in turn dealt Gregorious to the Diamondabcks. Gregorius went 6-for-20 in his major-league call-up last season, and hit .265/.324/.393 in Cincinnati's farm system. Sipp went 1-2 with a save and a 4.42 ERA in 63 relief appearances. Anderson hit .250 in the minors with the Red Sox and the Indians last year.
Bauer went 1-2 with a 6.06 ERA last year in his four starts, but was named the Minor League Pitcher of the Year. Albers went 3-1 with a 2.39 ERA in relief with both Boston and Arizona last season. Shaw posted a 3.49 ERA with 64 relief appearances for Arizona.