Cincinnati acquired Eddie Guardado from Seattle in exchange for Travis Chick and cash.
The Reds plan on making Guardado their closer.
So here's the contest, rank the NL Central closers:
Jason Isringhausen, Eddie Guardado, Derrick Turnbow, Brad Lidge, Ryan Dempster, Mike Gonzalez.
And one of them is going to the All-Star Game!
Overall, Wayne Krivsky had a busy day:
Acquired LHP Eddie Guardado and cash in exchange for Minor League RHP Travis Chick from the Seattle Mariners; Recalled LHP Michael Gosling from Triple-A Louisville; Selected the contract of OF Dewayne Wise from Louisville; Reinstated 3B Edwin Encarnacion from the 15-day disabled list; Optioned LHP Brian Shackelford to Triple-A Louisville; Designated OF Quinton McCracken for assignment; Optioned RHP Elizardo Ramirez to Single-A Dayton.