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Sean Marshall | Relief Pitcher

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/30/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'7" / 224
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
Contract: view contract details

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Sean Marshall (shoulder) played catch on Wednesday.
It was the first time he's thrown since undergoing surgery in May to repair a torn anterior capsule. "He looked normal, not like a guy coming off shoulder surgery. Pretty remarkable," Reds manager Bryan Price said. Despite Price's optimism, Marshall's appeal in free agency this winter figures to be limited give that he's coming off of a pair of shoulder operations. Jul 1 - 10:55 AM

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Reds placed LHP Sean Marshall on the 60-day disabled list with a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

Marshall was shut down early in the spring after experiencing a setback with his surgically-repaired shoulder. At this point in time, it's unclear when he may be an option for the Reds bullpen.
Apr 5 - 7:01 PM

Sean Marshall (shoulder) has been throwing off flat ground for a week.

Marshall was recently shut down following a setback with his surgically-repaired shoulder, but he's making some progress. However, it's not clear when he'll start throwing from a mound. The veteran southpaw has been limited to just 31 appearances over the past two seasons.
Mar 2 - 4:06 PM

Sean Marshall (shoulder) had a setback recently and has not been cleared to throw off a mound.

"Two weeks ago, I was doing three sets of long-tossing from 120 feet, feeling pretty good," Marshall said Wednesday. "But I kind of had a little soreness in my shoulder. I got out here (to Arizona) February 6. I had to slow down a bit. I'm not on the mound yet. Hopefully, I'll resume pretty quick and finish that long-toss session of the rehab, then throw on some flat ground and be on the mound soon." Marshall seems optimistic that it's a minor bump in the road, but that his surgically-repaired shoulder is already acting up on him again isn't a good sign. He's been limited to 31 appearances over the past two seasons due to shoulder issues and had an operation to repair a torn labrum last June.
Feb 20 - 9:47 AM

Reds activated LHP Sean Marshall from the 60-day disabled list.

Marshall has been limited to 31 appearances over the past two seasons due to shoulder issues and underwent surgery in June to repair a torn labrum. He hopes to be ready for spring training.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 09:11:00 AM

Sean Marshall is making progress from left shoulder surgery.

Marshall has been limited to 31 appearances over the past two seasons due to shoulder issues and underwent surgery in June to repair a torn labrum. "My therapy has been going great," said Marshall. "It really is. My strength is there. I still have a little range of motion work that I've been doing, but every day is better. I definitely feel like I have a new shoulder, so it's good and strong." Marshall is set to begin a throwing program in mid-to-late November and hopes to be ready for spring training. He's set to make $6.5 million next season in the final year of a three-year, $16.5 million contract.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014 05:19:00 PM

Sean Marshall underwent season-ending left shoulder surgery Tuesday.

The shoulder was debrided, with stem cells being infused to help the healing process. "They had a very, very optimistic feeling that the surgery went well," Reds manager Bryan Price said. "They're optimistic about a full recovery." Marshall is under contract for $6.5 million next season.
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 11:03:00 AM

Sean Marshall will undergo surgery Tuesday to debride his left shoulder.

The Reds haven't revealed how long Marshall will be sidelined after the procedure, but it will surely be a season-ending operation. Marshall held a 7.71 ERA before landing on the DL last week and has been limited to just 31 appearances over the last two seasons due to shoulder issues. He's slated to earn $6.5 million from the Reds next season.
Fri, Jun 20, 2014 03:36:00 PM

Reds placed LHP Sean Marshall on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain.

The 31-year-old southpaw has struggled since returning from the disabled list and continues to battle shoulder issues. In 15 games with the Reds, he posted a 7.71 ERA, 2.50 WHIP and 14/12 K/BB ratio over 14 innings.
Sat, Jun 14, 2014 03:19:00 PM

Reds activated LHP Sean Marshall from the 15-day disabled list.

The 31-year-old southpaw was deemed good to go after appearing in two games on a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville. He'll work in a setup capacity in front of interim closer Jonathan Broxton.
Sat, Apr 19, 2014 12:12:00 PM

Sean Marshall (shoulder) could be activated from the disabled list as soon as next weekend.

Assuming he comes out of an appearance in an extended spring training game Saturday OK, Marshall will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday. He'll make back-to-back appearances with the Bats before being activated next weekend if all goes well.
Sun, Apr 13, 2014 11:04:00 AM

Reds placed LHP Sean Marshall on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 21, with left shoulder inflammation.

Marshall battled more shoulder issues this spring after dealing with them for much of last season. However, he's been throwing off a mound and should be ready to rejoin the bullpen in a few weeks.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 02:58:00 PM

Sean Marshall (shoulder) faced hitters Wednesday for the first time this spring.

Marshall threw live batting practice, and Reds manager Bryan Price said the session went well. The southpaw was bothered by shoulder soreness earlier in spring but he appears past that at this point. He's still be a few weeks behind his teammates in terms of readiness for the season -- he'll almost certainly begin the season on the disabled list -- but Marshall should be back with the club before too long.
Wed, Mar 26, 2014 09:59:00 PM

Sean Marshall (shoulder) will throw live batting practice Wednesday.

It will be the first time this spring that he's faced hitters. Coming back from shoulder tendinitis, Marshall will hang back in extended spring training but could join the Reds' bullpen sometime in April.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 09:10:00 PM

Sean Marshall (shoulder) threw 30 pitches in a bullpen session Monday.

It was his second time throwing off a mound this spring. Marshall, bother by shoulder tendinitis this spring, showed no visible signs of discomfort during the session. The southpaw is making progress, but he has yet to appear in a game and appears likely to begin the year on the disabled list.
Mon, Mar 17, 2014 05:37:00 PM

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