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Would the Reds take a flyer on trading for Blue Jays starter Alek Manoah?

Finding a pitcher who put up a 6.0 bWAR (4.1 fWAR) season as recently as 2022 does not come without cost. Finding one who isn’t even arbitration-eligible until the 2025 season and has team control through 2027 is even more difficult.

Finding a Major League Baseball team who’s willing to deal such a rare commodity, then, is enough to make you ask a plethora of questions. Such is the case currently with the Toronto Blue Jays, who are reportedly ‘open to’ trade offers on Alek Manoah, their former 1st round draftee who put up an All Star campaign during that 2022 breakout season.