Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/22/14
The Cincinnati Reds have been without left-handed reliever Sean Marshall since the end of May due to a shoulder ailment. It appears Cincinnati will be without Marshall for an even more extended stretch, as the southpaw’s recent setback was diagnosed as shoulder tendinitis, according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com. Marshall’s been rehabbing from a sprained left shoulder, but he recently began experiencing discomfort in his arm. He was hoping to get back on track Thursday, but he continued to feel tenderness in the back of his shoulder during a live batting practice session, according to trainer Paul Lessard. "At the end of the bullpen, he was a little tender," Reds head trainer Paul Lessard said on Friday. "After treatments at the end of the day, he was feeling OK. Yesterday, we were planning on starting our workout with that live BP session, and while he was long tossing and warming up, he was still feeling some tenderness in the back of the shoulder. We shut it down." The tendinitis was confirmed yesterday, and Lessard told reporters this is almost a best-case scenario if the left-hander had to suffer a setback. He will be shut down over the weekend, and if the soreness subsides he could resume his throwing program on Monday. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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