Todd Frazier "legitimately out there" in trade talks


ESPN's Jayson Stark has had his ear to the Hot Stove train tracks, and he's heard that Cincinnati Reds 3B Todd Frazier isn't as off-limits as he was just a few months ago. Y'know, back when the Reds were hosting the All Star Game and the Home Run Derby. Do you remember when they were hosting the All Star Game and Home Run Derby? It was big. It was important. It was months ago, and now that doesn't resonate like it did when it needed to. What resonates now for the Reds is winning, and trading a big chip like Todd Frazier to get young, star-caliber prospects is how bad teams - like the Reds - get better for the future. Have a bowl of delicious rumor stew.