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    Should the Reds take a flyer

    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

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    Re: Should the Reds take a flyer

    With two lefties already, I can't see the Reds adding another. Robertson isn't better than Bray in my opinion.

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    Re: Should the Reds take a flyer

    you can never have enough lefties...

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    Re: Should the Reds take a flyer

    Quote Originally Posted by brm7675 View Post
    you can never have enough lefties...
    Cliche...

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

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    Re: Should the Reds take a flyer

    Yeah John Franco is still around too ya know... Maybe even Fernando Venezuela...

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    Re: Should the Reds take a flyer

    'bout time for the annual Jeff Shaw discussions. Or has David Weathers replaced him as the "dig up the retired guy" guy?


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