Found December 15, 2011 on Redleg Nation:
Okay, it’s not what you think: According to multiple sources, the Reds have added right-handed pitcher Kanekoa Texeira. Texeira posted a 2.84 ERA in 6 1/3 innings with the Royals last season, but his WHIP was an astronomical 2.526. He allowed 13 hits and 3 walks in those 6 1/3 innings. Small sample size, but in a larger sample size – 67 2/3 innings over two seasons with the Mariners and Royals – his WHIP is still 1.685, which is far from stellar. It is what it is. Bullpen depth.
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