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Anthony DeSclafani | Starting Pitcher

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (24) / 4/18/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 192
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Reds manager Bryan Price said that Anthony DeSclafani is "certainly one of the favorites to make our rotation."
As it stands right now, Tony Cingrani and DeSclafani look like the favorites to come away with the No. 4 and No. 5 spots, respectively. However, they'll face competition from Cuban Raisel Iglesias, David Holmberg, Dylan Axelrod and Jason Marquis. Acquired from the Marlins in the Mat Latos trade, DeSclafani struggled in his brief time in the majors in 2014 but boasts a career 3.23 ERA in the minors and has middle-of-the-rotation upside. Jan 25 - 9:52 AM

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Reds acquired RHP Anthony DeSclafani and C Chad Wallach from the Marlins for RHP Mat Latos.

DeSclafani registered a troubling 6.27 ERA and 1.36 WHIP in 33 innings (five starts and eight relief appearances) this past season for the Marlins, but he has good minor league numbers. The 24-year-old right-hander will presumably compete for a spot in the Reds' Opening Day starting rotation next spring in Arizona.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 01:43:00 PM

Anthony DeSclafani was reinstated from his suspension on Friday.

The 24-year-old hurler was given a three-game ban after intentionally hitting Carlos Gomez with a pitch on September 11. He's in the midst of a brutal season, compiling a 6.61 ERA and 1.40 WHIP through his 31 1/3 frames.
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 04:59:00 AM

Anthony DeSclafani lost the appeal of his three-game suspension and will begin serving it Tuesday.

DeSclafani was given the punishment for intentionally hitting Carlos Gomez with a pitch on September 11. The 24-year-old right-hander owns a rough 6.61 ERA and 1.40 WHIP in 31 1/3 innings this season.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 04:14:00 PM

Major League Baseball has suspended Anthony DeSclafani three games for intentionally hitting Carlos Gomez with a pitch during Thursday's game.

DeSclafani hit Gomez with a pitch after warnings were issued. He's appealing the suspension. Mike Fiers was fined for his role in the altercation.
Fri, Sep 12, 2014 04:56:00 PM

Anthony DeSclafani was ejected from Thursday's game against the Brewers in the sixth inning after hitting Carlos Gomez with a pitch.

It was bound to happen given what went down the inning prior with Giancarlo Stanton and Reed Johnson. It's possible DeSclafini will receive a short suspension.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014 10:50:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Anthony DeSclafani from Triple-A New Orleans.

DeSclafani owns a 6.84 ERA and 20/5 K/BB ratio in 26 1/3 innings over five starts with the Marlins this season. The back-end of the Marlins' rotation is far from settled at this point, so he could make another start or two this month.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 12:43:00 PM

Marlins optioned RHP Anthony DeSclafani to Triple-A New Orleans.

The 24-year-old right-hander has appeared in seven games for the Marlins (five starts), registering a 6.84 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 20/5 K/BB ratio over 26 1/3 innings. He should return once rosters expand in September.
Fri, Aug 15, 2014 10:59:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Anthony DeSclafani from Triple-A New Orleans.

DeSclafani holds a 7.40 ERA over five starts for the Fish this season but will be used in relief this time. He'll give the Marlins an option to eat innings in the middle of a game.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 04:00:00 PM

Marlins optioned RHP Anthony DeSclafani to Triple-A New Orleans.

DeSclafani was up for nearly a week but didn't appear in a game. He'll return to a 2.82 ERA at Triple-A.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 04:21:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Anthony DeSclafani from Triple-A New Orleans.

DeSclafani will presumably join the rotation, though it's unclear when he'll make a start. The young right-hander has posted a 7.40 ERA over 24 1/3 innings this year for the Marlins.
Sun, Jul 20, 2014 10:06:00 AM

Marlins optioned RHP Anthony DeSclafani to Triple-A New Orleans.

DeSclafani has a 7.40 ERA in 24 1/3 innings this year for Miami. It could be a while before he gets another try.
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 09:21:00 PM

Anthony DeSclafani gave up two earned runs over three innings in a 9-5 loss to the Oakland A's on Friday. DeSclafani did not factor into the decision.

DeSclafani was pulled after only 42 pitches with what the Marlins are calling a "right forearm contusion." Brandon Moss smacked a hard liner off of DeSclafani in the first inning, and while DeSclafani stayed in for another two frames, the Marlins pulled him to start the fourth in favor of Brian Flynn. To that point, he had given up two earned runs and five hits, to go with three strikeouts. It remains to be seen if DeSclafani makes his next start. Beyond the injury concern, his ERA sits at a robust 7.40.
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 10:30:00 PM

Anthony DeSclafani was forced to leave Friday's start against the Athletics after three innings due to a right forearm contusion.

He sustained the injury when he was hit by a batted ball off the bat of Brandon Moss in the first inning. He was able to tough it out through three frames, surrendering a pair of runs on five hits, before giving way to Brian Flynn. He should be cleared to make his next start, provided the Marlins wish to give him another trip through the rotation.
Fri, Jun 27, 2014 09:01:00 PM

Anthony DeSclafani was hammered for seven earned runs over 3 2/3 innings Sunday in a loss to the Mets.

DeSclafani surrendered two walks and seven hits in the disastrous outing. He now has a 7.59 ERA in 21 1/3 innings this year and probably isn't long for the Miami rotation.
Sun, Jun 22, 2014 04:23:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Devin Mesoraco
2Brayan Peña
3Tucker Barnhart
4Lou Marson
1B1Joey Votto
2Josh Satin
3Neftali Soto
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Irving Falu
SS1Zack Cozart
2Eugenio Suarez
3B1Todd Frazier
2Kristopher Negron
3Chris Dominguez
LF1Marlon Byrd
2Brennan Boesch
3Donald Lutz
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Skip Schumaker
3Jason Bourgeois
RF1Jay Bruce
2Yorman Rodriguez
3Kyle Waldrop
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Johnny Cueto
2Homer Bailey
3Mike Leake
4Tony Cingrani
5Anthony DeSclafani
6Raisel Iglesias
7Dylan Axelrod
8David Holmberg
9Paul Maholm
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Jumbo Diaz
3Sam LeCure
4Burke Badenhop
5Sean Marshall
6JJ Hoover
7Manny Parra
8Jose Mijares
9Pedro Villarreal
10Carlos Contreras
11Daniel Corcino
12Ryan Dennick
13Kevin Gregg
14Nate Adcock