CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 08: Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians reacts after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Houston Astros during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Progressive Field on October 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Report: Reds ‘engaged’ in trade talks with Indians for All-Star shortstop

The Cincinnati Reds have ‘engaged’ the Cleveland Indians in a potential trade for All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor, according to Mark Fiensand of MLB.com.

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Lindor, 26, was the runner-up for American League Rookie of the Year for the Indians in 2015. He’s been an All-Star the last four seasons. Last season he hit .284 with 32 home runs with 74 RBIs. Lindor also is a two-time Gold Glove honoree.

The Reds have added free agents Mike Moustakas (second base) and Wade Miley (starting pitcher) since the season ended.

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