Isn't this the kind of pitcher the Reds should go after? I wonder what the cost would be? Young. Controllable for a number of years. Stuff. (11.5 K/9 in the minors) Per the article on MLBTraderumors, he has fallen out of favor with the DBacks and they are willing to listen to offers. They need a shortstop and I would start the bidding with their choice of Cozart or Digregorius and go from there.

Bauer, 21, was the third overall pick in the 2011 draft. He made his MLB debut this season and surrendered 13 runs in 16 1/3 innings across four starts while also battling a groin problem. Bauer pitched to a 2.42 ERA in 130 1/3 innings split between Double-A and Triple-A this year as well.