Alex Wood

Dodgers and Reds complete blockbuster trade that sends Yasiel Puig to Cincinnati

Dodgers and Reds complete blockbuster trade that sends Yasiel Puig to Cincinnati

The Los Angeles Dodgers had a surplus of outfielders. With one attention-getting deal, they reshaped their roster in hopes of another pennant run.

The reigning NL champions shook up their lineup on Friday, trading Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp and left-hander Alex Wood along with cash to the Cincinnati Reds for a pair of prospects as part of a seven-player deal.

Maybe the Dodgers also carved out a space for Bryce Harper, the right-fielder looking for a record deal with agent Scott Boras pulling the strings.

The Reds included starter Homer Bailey in the swap, a way of freeing them from the $28 million owed him in the final year of his contract. Bailey didn't fit into the Reds'...

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