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Volquez said he chose #Dodgers over #Reds, #BlueJays, #Orioles, #Phillies and "a couple more." Said he's willing to start or relieve. — Bill Shaikin (@BillShaikin) August 30, 2013 There was a time in Cincinnati when many thought Edinson Volquez was going to be a star for years to come. This optimism was justified in 2008 when the right-hander posted a 17-6 record and 3.21 ERA while finishing fourth in Rookie of the Year voting. However, that optimism slowly faded as Volquez could never repeat that kind of success as a Red, partly because of lingering injuries, and partly because of poor performance when healthy. In December 2011, the Reds decided enough was enough, and sent the Dominican native to San Diego in the trade that brought current ace Mat Latos to the Queen City. In his first season as a Padre, Volquez posted a respectable 11-11 record and 4.14 ERA in 32 starts. It was enough to give the Padres hope that Volquez was finally going to return to the fo...
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