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brm7675
07-21-2010, 03:18 PM
If adding bullpen arms is what we are looking at, what about this?

The Marlins designated lefty Nate Robertson for assignment, reports Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post. Robertson sports a 5.47 ERA, 5.5 K/9, and 3.6 BB/9 in 100.3 innings this year after last night's bruising at the hands of the Rockies.

Now eminently available, Robertson might be appealing to teams looking for left-handed relief. MLBTR's Ben Nicholson-Smith pointed out yesterday that Robertson has been decent against southpaws prior to this year and is owed only $163K with the Tigers picking up the

couch_manager
07-21-2010, 03:24 PM
With two lefties already, I can't see the Reds adding another. Robertson isn't better than Bray in my opinion.

brm7675
07-21-2010, 05:24 PM
you can never have enough lefties...

couch_manager
07-21-2010, 05:53 PM
you can never have enough lefties...

Cliche...;)

I don't see them having another lefty until the roster expands in September.

Hondo
07-22-2010, 06:26 AM
Yeah John Franco is still around too ya know... Maybe even Fernando Venezuela...

Reverend Doo-Rag
07-22-2010, 12:16 PM
'bout time for the annual Jeff Shaw discussions. Or has David Weathers replaced him as the "dig up the retired guy" guy?