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Reds pick up relief pitcher from Royals

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The Reds make a trade.

The Reds picked up relief pitcher Jonathan Broxton from Kansas City Royals.

Broxton, 28, has 2.27 ERA in 35.2 innings this season.

Broxton, who's eligible for free agency this winter, is owed the balance of a $4-million salary for 2012.

According to, Broxton did not play college ball, instead he was drafted by the Dodgers in 2002.

The Reds traded LHP Donnie Joseph (AAA) and RHP JC Sulbaran (AA).

The Reds expect Broxton to be ready to play in Wednesday Night's game vs. San Diego at Great American Ball Park.

We will keep you updated.


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