Because the Cincinnati Reds proceed their attainable push in direction of a primary playoff berth in three years and second in 10 seasons, a notable identify is reportedly on the commerce market.
After being restricted to 103 video games final season, India is having a giant bounce-back 2023 marketing campaign.
The 26-year-old has performed in all however one of many group’s 101 contests (and is tied for the league lead in video games performed), whereas pacing the Nationwide League in hit-by-pitches (14) and rating eighth in runs scored (68). India’s threatening to set profession highs in numerous offensive classes, as he is on tempo to move lots of his rookie 12 months statistics.
He is already matched his excessive of 12 stolen bases and has added 14 dwelling runs (tied for the group excessive), 51 RBIs and a .251/.338/.411 slash line.
As talked about by MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand, regardless of India doubtless having not but entered the prime of his profession, transferring him for some beginning pitching assist is probably not a nasty concept.
Cincinnati (55-46) is simply 0.5 video games behind the Milwaukee Brewers (55-45) for first place within the NL Central and so they enter Monday atop the wild card standings. The strong season hasn’t been on account of their beginning pitching although, because the Reds are 26th in MLB in ERA (4.73) and high quality begins (27).
With the inflow of younger, promising infielders in Elly De La Cruz (21 years previous), Christian Encarnacion-Strand (23), Matt McLain (23) and Spencer Steer (25), India might discover his approach out of Cincy earlier than the Aug. 1 commerce deadline.