Report: Reds looking to add offense at trade deadline

The Cincinnati Reds could be looking to add some offensive punch to their roster before the trade deadline next month, according to MLB Network’s Jon Morosi.

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The Reds -- despite their up-and-down season -- only trail the first-place Chicago Cubs by 5 ½games in the National League Central.

While the Reds have been great on the mound -- their 3.53 ERA ranks third in MLB -- they’ve struggled to score. The Reds rank 25th in runs scored (306) and batting average (.235).

The trade deadline is July 31.

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Cincinnati, which is coming off a series sweep of the Houston Astros and has won four straight games, opens a four-game series at Milwaukee tonight.

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