PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 05: Richard Rodriguez #48 of the Pittsburgh Pirates looks on during the game against the Cincinnati Reds. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
Even before the injury to Tejay Antone, the Cincinnati Reds needed a reliable reliever in the backend of their bullpen. Would the front office make a deal within the division for Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Richard Rodriguez?
Rodriguez has been one of the only bright spots on an otherwise horrendous Pirates ball club this season. Rodriguez is 3-1 with a 1.78 ERA and seven saves in 25.1 innings of work in 2021.