Cincinnati Reds starter Johnny Cueto will be traded to the Kansas City Royals, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.
Source: #Royals getting Cueto.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) July 26, 2015
Cueto going to the American League can’t be a bad thing for the Pirates as they get to avoid him and he isn’t joining another top NL contender.
With 10 games remaining vs the Reds, the Pirates would have faced Cueto at least two more times this season.