This kid's reaction to Todd Frazier is all of us

Posted at 5:22 PM, Dec 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-16 18:22:40-05

CINCINNATI -- The look on little Jack Healy's face says it all.

His frown. The way he buries his face in his sporty bed sheets when he hears the news.

Jack is all of us.

Losing Todd Frazier to the White Sox Wednesday -- although sort of expected -- wasn't easy news to swallow, whether you're an adult or a 4-year-old like Jack.

The trade -- a three-team deal between the Reds, Dodgers and White Sox that netted the Reds Jose Peraza, Brandon Dixon and Scott Schebler-- hurt.

Frazier, 29, made his MLB debut with the Reds in May 2011. He was the Reds' sole superstar as Cincinnati hosted All-Star Week; he won the coveted MLB Home Run Derby at home, one of only two players to ever do so in league history.

And for many of us, including Jack, Frazier was our favorite player.

But at least Jack is taking this news with a positive spin.

"I want to cheer for the Reds and the White Sox," he tells his mother in the video. (And the Sox are in the NL Central, so it's kind of OK to do that.)

That's the spirit, Jack. That's the spirit.