Sprinkling of ex-Reds dot the Braves and Astros World Series rosters

Former Cincinnati Reds left fielder Adam Duvall (23) stretches.
Former Cincinnati Reds left fielder Adam Duvall (23) stretches. / Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Of course, former Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker will have his fair share of supporters throughout Reds Country hoping the Houston Astros win the World Series. However, a few ex-Reds can be found on both the Astros' and Braves' roster.

A look at the American League Champion Houston Astros will see two former Cincinnati Reds on the roster. Pitcher Brooks Raley and outfielder José Siri helped Houston reach the Fall Classic.

A sprinkling of ex-Reds dot the World Series rosters.

After playing for the Lotte Giants of the KBO, Raley was signed to a minor league deal by the Reds prior to last season and made the team's Opening Day roster.

Raley had not appeared on a major league diamond since the 2013 season with the Chicago Cubs. Raley appeared in four games for Cincinnati last year before being designated for assignment in August.

Raley allowed five hits and four runs while striking out six and walking two. Raley posted a 9.00 ERA during his brief tenure in Cincinnati. Had the 2020 season not been cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Raley may have been given a longer leash.

José Siri was designated for assignment by the Reds on January of last year following an extended minor league career. Siri signed with Cincinnati as an international free agent in 2012.

Siri's bat just never developed during his time in the Reds organization. Siri was always seen as an excellent defender on the outfield grass, but across both Double-A and Triple-A in 2019, Siri posted a slash line of .237/.300/.358.

José Siri was first claimed off waivers by the Seattle Mariners and then the San Francisco Giants before finally sticking with the Houston Astros.

This season, Siri hit .318/.369/.552 for Houston Triple-A affiliate, the Sugar Land Skeeters and eventually earned a promotion to the big leagues. Siri appeared in 21 games with the Astros this season and posted a .956 OPS.

There's little doubt that a huge chunk of the Cincinnati Reds fanbase will be rooting for Adam Duvall to help lead the Atlanta Braves to the World Championship.

Duvall spent four years with the Reds and went to the All-Star Game in 2016. During his tenure with the Reds, the right-handed slugger nuked 84 homers and racked up 272 RBIs.

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Whether you're cheering for the Houston Astros or the Atlanta Braves during the 2021 World Series, fans throughout Reds Country could certainly have their feet in both camps.