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Yankees Have Traded SP Sonny Gray To The Reds

A general view of Yankees Stadium

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16: A general view as the national anthem is performed before Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on October 16, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

A tumultuous year-and-a-half tenure with the New York Yankees has come to an end for pitcher Sonny Gray as he is reportedly on the move.

According to ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan, the Yankees have traded Gray to the Cincinnati Reds.

Compensation has not been disclosed. However, it was reported over the weekend that the Yankees were attempting to secure prospect Shed Long as well as a draft pick.

Prior to joining the Yankees, Gray was a star pitcher for the Oakland A's, posting a respectable 44-36 record and an ERA of 3.42 in four-and-a-half seasons in Oakland.

In 2015, Gray earned his first All-Star selection and finished third in the Cy Young Award voting.

The Yankees first acquired Gray in a trade with the A's in the 2017 season. They gave up Dustin Fowler, Jorge Mateo, and James Kaprielian in the process.

Gray adjusted quickly to the Yankees, posting a 3.72 ERA in 11 starts with a 4-7 record. Despite the underwhelming win total in the 2017 season, the Yankees had high hopes for him in 2018.

Unfortunately for the Yankees, Gray regressed the following season.

Gray made 23 starts in 2018, going 11-9 with a 4.90 ERA and ultimately getting relegated to the bullpen. He did not pitch for the Yankees in the playoffs.