Reds trade for pitcher Sonny Gray

Team agrees to contract extension with Gray as part of deal

Reds trade for pitcher Sonny Gray
New York Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray delivers a pitch during the first inning of the second baseball game of a split doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (Source: Nick Wass)

CINCINNATI, OH (WXIX) - The Reds have acquired New York Yankees right-handed starting pitcher Sonny Gray.

The Reds acquired Gray and left-handed Reiver Sanmartin in exchange for infield prospect Shed Long and a draft pick. Gray also signed a contract extension to stay in Cincinnati after the upcoming season. The deal is through the 2022 season with a club option in 2023.

Gray was an all-star for the Oakland Athletics in 2015 with a 2.73 earned-run-average in 31 starts.

With the Yankees, Gray’s numbers have dropped a bit posting a 3.55 ERA in 2017 and a 4.90 ERA in 2018.

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