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Kevin Shackelford | Relief Pitcher | #41

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/7/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Marshall
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 21 (0) / MLW
Contract: view contract details

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Reds released RHP Kevin Shackelford.
The move clears a 40-man roster spot for Anthony DeSclafani, who will come off the 60-day disabled list and make his season debut Tuesday against the Rockies. Shackelford had allowed eight runs -- seven earned -- in eight innings this season out of the Cincinnati bullpen. Jun 5 - 3:17 PM

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Reds recalled RHP Kevin Shackelford from Triple-A Louisville.

He'll function as the 26th man for Saturday's doubleheader against the Cubs. The 29-year-old has appeared in four games for the Reds this season, posting a 9.00 ERA and 2.40 WHIP across five innings.
May 19 - 9:54 AM

Reds optioned RHP Kevin Shackelford to Triple-A Louisville.

Jackson Stephens will take his place in the Reds' bullpen. Shackelford has allowed six runs (five earned) on 10 hits and two walks over five innings with the Reds this season.
May 7 - 3:15 PM

Reds activated RHP Kevin Shackelford from the 10-day disabled list.

Shackelford will join the Cincinnati bullpen ahead of Tuesday night's game against the Braves after missing the first three-and-a-half weeks of the regular season with a forearm strain. The 29-year-old right-hander figures to work in long relief.
Apr 24 - 5:19 PM

Kevin Shackelford (forearm) has resumed throwing.

Manager Bryan Price expects him to throw a bullpen session within the next couple of days. Shackelford has been battling a forearm strain since mid-March. He'll return to a setup role in the Reds' bullpen when healthy.
Apr 5 - 5:38 PM

Reds placed RHP Kevin Shackelford on the 10-day disabled list with a right forearm strain.

Shackelford was backed off from throwing last week. It's unclear when he'll be ready to return to game action.
Mar 29 - 12:11 PM

Reds recalled RHP Kevin Shackelford from Triple-A Louisville.

The 28-year-old hurler will provide an extra arm in the bullpen for a couple of days. He owns a 13.50 ERA and 2.25 WHIP over 2 2/3 innings with the Reds this season.
Sat, Jul 29, 2017 01:20:00 PM

Reds optioned RHP Kevin Shackelford to Triple-A Louisville.

Shackelford made his major league debut Thursday, allowing four runs over 2 2/3 innings in a relief appearance. He'll return to a 1.53 ERA at Louisville.
Fri, Jun 30, 2017 04:29:00 PM

Reds purchased the contract of RHP Kevin Shackelford from Triple-A Louisville.

Shackelford, 28, has posted a 1.53 ERA and 46/15 K/BB ratio over 35 1/3 relief innings for Louisville this season. He'll be making his major league debut when he gets into a game.
Tue, Jun 27, 2017 04:09:00 PM

Brewers traded RHP Kevin Shackelford and RHP Barrett Astin to the Reds for RHP Jonathan Broxton.

The trade took place on August 31, but the two sides completed the deal Wednesday. Shackelford had a 3.69 ERA over 70 2/3 innings between High-A and Double-A with the Brewers in 2014.
Wed, Sep 10, 2014 08:35:00 PM

Brewers sent RHP Kevin Shackelford outright to Triple-A Nashville.

Shackelford has a 6.35 ERA, 1.80 WHIP, and 10/9 K/BB ratio in 23 appearances this year at Double-A Huntsville. He was designated for assignment two days ago.
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 04:10:00 PM

Brewers designated RHP Kevin Shackelford for assignment.

Shackelford had a 6.35 ERA, 1.80 WHIP, and 10/9 K/BB ratio in 28 1/3 innings this season at Double-A Huntsville. The 25-year-old will likely pass through waivers. He was a 21st-round pick of the Brewers in 2010.
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 01:42:00 PM

Brewers optioned RHP Kevin Shackelford to Double-A Huntsville; reassigned OFs Kentrail Davis and Mitch Haniger, INFs Hector Gomez and Taylor Green and RHP David Goforth to minor league camp.

There are no surprises among these cuts. Shackelford held a 0.92 ERA in 20 relief appearances at Huntsville last season and should make his way up to Triple-A before long.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 07:39:00 PM

Brewers purchased the contract of RHP Kevin Shackelford from Double-A Huntsville.

Shackelford had an odd season in 2013, logging a poor 5.06 ERA at Class-A Brevard County, but posting a sparkling 0.92 ERA over 29 1/3 relief innings at Huntsville. The 6-foot-5 right-hander has performed better ever since the Brewers shifted him to relief.
Thu, Nov 21, 2013 01:36:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Tucker Barnhart
2Curt Casali
1B1Joey Votto
2B1Scooter Gennett
SS1Jose Peraza
3B1Eugenio Suarez
2Alex Blandino
LF1Jesse Winker
2Adam Duvall
CF1Billy Hamilton
RF1Scott Schebler
Starting Pitcher
S1Luis Castillo
2Tyler Mahle
3Sal Romano
4Matt Harvey
5Anthony DeSclafani
6Rookie Davis
Relief Pitcher
R1Raisel Iglesias
2Michael Lorenzen
3David Hernandez
4Amir Garrett
5Jared Hughes
6Homer Bailey
7Wandy Peralta
8Dylan Floro
9Jackson Stephens