It is a forgone conclusion that the Cincinnati Reds will be in the hunt for a leadoff hitter this offseason. After a season that saw the team's leadoff men produce an abysmal .254 OBP—worst in all of baseball by a long shot—who could blame them.
Actually, the only blame to be thrown around would be if they decided not to address the issue.
With such an obvious need, rumors and suggestions galore have already begun to fly. So, why don't we join in, analyze a few rumors and add a few suggestions of our own.
You are about to read about five leadoff men that make sense for the Reds to pursue—let's check them out.