Originally written on Redlegs Review  |  Last updated 11/20/14
Lohse is a guy the Reds would have liked to keep In honor of the July 31st trade deadline that's fastly approaching, I've compiled a list of some of the worst deadline deals made by the Reds in recent memory. Click here to view a post highlighting the best deadline deals in recent memory. This post only includes trades made in July, so any made outside of that period (i.e. Mat Latos, Sean Marshall, etc.) were not eligible. Without further ado, here they are:Phil Dumatrait *July 11th, 2002 - Florida gets OF Juan Encarnacion, INF Wilton Guerrero, and LHP Ryan Snare from the Redlegs in a deal for RHP Ryan Dempster. A winner of 29 combined games the two seasons before, Dempster wins only 8 in his 1 1/2 seasons in Cincinnati. He is later released and signed by the Cubs where he goes on to resurrect his career in Chicago. Encarnacion becomes a steady, everyday outfielder for three different clubs before calling it quits in '07. *July 30th, 2003 - The Reds send former Rook...
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