Reds Looking For Relief Help

Add the Reds to the ever-expanding list of teams eyeing bullpen help. They're in the mix for relievers, according to Jon Heyman of SI.com (on Twitter). The White Sox, who are just five games behind the Tigers in the AL Central, could also be looking for relievers, according to Heyman.

GM Walt Jocketty said recently that no moves are imminent, though he has had discussions with other teams to gather information. Ubaldo Jimenez of the Rockies is on Cincinnati's radar (realistically, Colorado would have to be overwhelmed to part with him).

Reds relievers rank tenth in MLB with a 3.29 ERA (3.95 xFIP) and 15th in MLB with 7.7 K/9, but they're 28th with 4.3 BB/9. Aroldis Chapman has been electric since returning to the roster in late June. He has a 17K/2BB ratio in his last 8 2/3 innings of work.


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