3 mid-tier free agents the Reds could sign at the MLB Winter Meetings

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3. The Reds could target free agent RHP Brad Boxberger during the MLB Winter Meetings.

Perhaps it's time to bring Brad Boxberger back home. The reliever has spent the past two seasons with the Cincinnati Reds division rival, the Milwaukee Brewers. But Boxberger was originally drafted by the Redlegs all the way back in 2009.

Boxberger was part of the deal with the San Diego Padres that brought starting pitcher Mat Latos to the Reds. The right-hander has since developed into a solid major leauge reliever and has an All-Star appearanace in 2015 to show for it.

Boxberger has covered 128 innings over the past two seasons for the Brew Crew. Along with a 3.15 ERA during that span, Boxberger has also recorded five saves and 151 punch outs.

The Cincinnati Reds bullpen was a disaster last season, sans Alexis Diaz. While the Reds are excited to see players like Lucas Sims, Tony Santillan, and Tejay Antone return, adding a surefire veteran like Brad Boxberger would be a wise decision on the part of Cincinnati GM Nick Krall.

The Reds could really use another lefty in the bullpen to join Reiver Sanmartin, but Boxberger's splits were roughly identical. Signing the 35-year-old to a one-year deal could be a low-risk move that may fetch the Reds an additional prospect at next year's trade deadline.

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