Less than a day after a bizarre scene in Colorado saw Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto apparently headed to Kansas City then pulled back into duty when the trade fell through -- it appears a deal has been worked out.
The Royals are getting Cueto, a source told FOX Sports MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal.
Cueto went on to pitch eight scoreless innings in a 5-2 win over the Rockies Saturday night, despite all the confusion pregame.
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The earlier trade fell through when one of the other players involved in the deal did not check out medically, sources told Ken Rosenthal.
Cueto is just 7-6 this season, but his WHIP is just 0.93 and he sports a 2.62 ERA.
For his career, he is 92-63 with a 3.21 ERA.
According to FOX Sports MLB Insider Jon Paul Morosi, John Lamb is one of the prospects heading to Cincinnati in the deal.
More to come.