Trade Rumors: Cincinnati Reds Interested in Antonio Bastardo


Jun 16, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo (59) pitches in the thirteenth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

As the trade talks heat up in Major League Baseball in advance of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, one player who is starting to get noticed is relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo of the Philadelphia Phillies.   Bastardo, who was linked to the Cincinnati Reds by, is the most likely of all the Phils’ trade chips to be dealt, according to