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Saturday April 13, 2013
Sean Marshall was acquired by the Reds in Dec of 2011 in a trade with the Chicago Cubs. In 74 games and 61 Innings Pitched in 2012 – he Struckout 74 batters and carried a 2.51 ERA. He is a guy good for 75-80 Appearances – and a mid 2.00 ERA. Outstanding numbers for a Relief Pitcher looking to lock down holds for the later Inning guys. The Reds are happy that they have Chapman back in the Bullpen to solidify the Relief Core – plus shorten games, but who will take over in the 7th Inning Role while the LHP is out?
By Matt Steinmann (Reds Correspondent):
Injuries, as we know are part of the game. Every team will have to overcome them, some more than others. In Cincinnati, the Reds are already dealing with their second key injury.
Left Fielder, Ryan Ludwick went down on Opening Day after doing his best Pete Rose impression into Third Base, resulting in a torn labrum. He won’t be back anytime soon.
Now, Reliever Sean Marshall is on the mend, placed on the 15 Day Disabled List this past Wednesday with shoulder tendonitis.
Sean Marshall Interviewed after the Trade to the Reds Last Year:
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