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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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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

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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

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C1Tucker Barnhart
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1B1Joey Votto
2B1Scooter Gennett
SS1Jose Peraza
2Phil Gosselin
3Alex Blandino
3B1Eugenio Suarez
2Cliff Pennington
LF1Jesse Winker
2Adam Duvall
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Phillip Ervin
RF1Scott Schebler
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S1Homer Bailey
2Luis Castillo
3Brandon Finnegan
4Sal Romano
5Tyler Mahle
6Cody Reed
7Anthony DeSclafani
8Rookie Davis
Relief Pitcher
R1Raisel Iglesias
2Michael Lorenzen
3David Hernandez
4Kevin Quackenbush
5Amir Garrett
6Jared Hughes
7Wandy Peralta
8Dylan Floro
9Austin Brice
10Jackson Stephens
11Zack Weiss
12Kevin Shackelford