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1 trade candidate from every AL Central team that the Reds should consider
Minnesota Twins: Simeon Woods-Richardson, RHP
- Simeon Woods-Richardson hasn't had much success in the big leagues, but did put up good numbers during his minor league season in 2022. The 23-year-old could give the Cincinnati Reds some added depth in the rotation.
Detroit Tigers: Alex Faedo, RHP
- The Tigers would seem like an unlikely trade partner for the Reds, as they're looking to build on the improvements they made in 2023. Perhaps a former first-round pick like Alex Faedo could be had for the right price. The right-hander might work better out of the bullpen than acting as a starter.
Cleveland Guardians: Cal Quantrill, RHP
- While Shane Bieber is likely to draw a lot of attention this offseason, Cal Quantrill has two more years of team-control remaining. After injuries plagued the right-hander throughout most the season, he salvaged his 2023 campaign with a solid showing in September.
Chicago White Sox: Dylan Cease, RHP
- Tyler Glasnow was mentioned earlier, but Dylan Cease might be the better fit for the Cincinnati Reds. While likely to cost an arm and leg in return, Cease has two years remaining before he hits free agency and nearly won the AL Cy Young Award in 2022.
Kansas City Royals: Brady Singer, RHP
- There were whispers around the 2023 trade deadline of potential trade discussions between the Reds and the Royals surrounding former first-round pick Brady Singer. Might the two sides reignite those talks later this winter?