Nationals trade Tanner Roark to the Cincinnati Reds

LAS VEGAS — The Washington Nationals have traded right-handed starter Tanner Roark to the Cincinnati Reds for reliever Tanner Rainey.

Roark were part of the Nationals’ beginning rotation since 2014 and completed ultimate season with a Nationwide League-high 15 losses. Roark persisted an up-and-down yr — a becoming representation of his up-and-down profession up to now — as he paired a dreadful get started with a far more potent end.

The 25-year-old Rainey, a right-hander who spent maximum of ultimate season with the Magnificence AAA Louisville Bats, the place he had a 7-2 report and a pair of.65 ERA in 44 appearances. He made his major-league debut out of the bullpen ultimate season and gave up 19 earned runs in simply seven innings. The business, greater than anything else, offers the Nationals monetary flexibility as they proceed to construct a beginning workforce for the approaching season. Rainey, a second-round pick out by way of the Reds in 2015 out of West Alabama, has early life and attainable upside, together with nice numbers in opposition to right-handed hitters.

Roark, in the meantime, will glance to seek out consistency with the Reds after the Nationals integrated him within the 6th notable transfer in their busy offseason. Roark, anticipated to be a part of Washington’s rotation sooner than the beginning of those wintry weather conferences, is because of make $10 million in his ultimate yr of arbitration eligibility, cash the Nationals can now use to around out a rotation that comes with Max Scherzer, Stephen Strasburg, Patrick Corbin and two query marks at the again finish.

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