Ranking every player on the Cincinnati Reds 40-man roster

Cincinnati Reds shortstop Elly De La Cruz
Cincinnati Reds shortstop Elly De La Cruz / Sam Greene/The Enquirer / USA TODAY
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Ranking the Reds 40-man roster: Who is No. 30 through No. 26?

30. Jason Vosler, Reds infielder

Jason Vosler was a non-roster invitee who landed on the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day lineup and was the team's starting first base in Game 1 versus the Pittsburgh Pirates. Vosler offers some power from the left side and the ability to play both corner infield spots.

29. Derek Law, Reds pitcher

No relief pitcher had a better spring camp for the Reds than Derek Law. The right-hander overcame the odds and landed a spot on the Opening Day roster despite being a non-roster invitee. Reds fans should be excited about Law's presence because it meant that Hunter Strickland did not sneak onto the 40-man roster.

28. Stuart Fairchild, Reds outfielder

With so many additions to the Reds outfield, Stuart Fairchild seems to be a forgotten man. The former second-round pick has plenty speed and pop to be, at the very least, a fourth outfielder on the club. The harsh reality is, however, that the roster squeeze almost forced Fairchild to begin the season in the minors. He'll yo-yo between Triple-A and the majors this season.

27. Ian Gibaut, Reds pitcher

Ian Gibaut has great peripheral numbers and showed flashes with the Reds in 2022. The right-hander played for Great Britain in the World Baseball Classic and didn't allow a run. Gibaut relies on his velocity, a hard-breaking slider, and that intimidating presence on the mound.

26. Tejay Antone, Reds pitcher

This is about as high as Tejay Antone can be slotted. After missing all of the 2022 season following his recovery from Tommy John surgery, a flexor strain will keep the right-hander shelved through the first-half of the 2023 season. If Antone can return to his pre-injury form, then he'll be one of the Reds best relievers.