Fun Cards Submissions: 1976 Topps Mat Latos, Alfredo Simon, and 1961 Baseball Scoops new Reds
Thursday was an active day in baseball with several high-profile players changing teams, including Matt Kemp and Yoenis Cespedes. Unfortunately, the Cincinnati Reds did not land either of those sluggers to fill the emptiness that is left field. Despite failing to address the biggest need on the team, Walt Jocketty traded starting pitchers Mat Latos and Alfredo Simon, picking up four youngsters from the Miami Marlins and Detroit Tigers in exchange.
Eugenio Suarez, Jonathon Crawford, Anthony DeSclafani, Chad Wallach are the newest members of the Reds organization. Crawford was Detroit’s first-round draft pick in 2013 and posted a 2.85 ERA in 23 starts for the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2014. Wallach has baseball in his blood; his father is Tim Wallach, the five-time All-Star third baseman.
Thanks to TWJ contributor Patrick for whipping up these awesome customs. Hopefully the Reds continue to wheel and deal without “going all in” by sending Johnny Cueto packing.
Posted on December 12, 2014, in baseball, baseball cards, Patrick and tagged 1961 Baseball Scoops, 1976 Topps, Alfredo Simon, Anthony DeSclafani, Chad Wallach, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Eugenio Suarez, fun cards, Jonathon Crawford, Mat Latos, Miami Marlins. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.