It Appears Just like the Dodgers Are Buying and selling Yasiel Puig to Make Room for Bryce Harper

The Dodgers and Reds are finishing a blockbuster commerce that features Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp, as Jeff Passan was the primary to report: The complete deal, as @JonHeyman and @Joelsherman1 mentioned, is: Reds get: Yasiel Puig, Alex Wooden, Matt Kemp, Kyle Farmer and $7M Dodgers get: Homer Bailey, SS/2B Jeter Downs, RHP Josiah Grey. (Downs is 20, Grey 21. Each are high-round picks who're favorites of scouts.) — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) December 21, 2018 Given the Dodgers are sending away a well-liked outfielder in Puig, it naturally raises the query of whether or not they're doing that to make room for Bryce Harper. For what it’s value, even earlier than this transfer The Athletic’s Jim Bowden listed the Dodgers as the very best lifelike match for Harper. Listening to about this deal, Harper got here to thoughts for Buster Olney: The Dodgers are specialists at baseball money-laundering. They've cleared the slate for Harper, if they'll work it out: — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 21, 2018 It’ll be fascinating to see what occurs subsequent.