To Cleveland sports writers, Marc Rzepczynski might be the worst addition ever.
It has nothing to do with his skills, it's all about that name. It is also thanks to that last name that he was given the nickname Scrabble, which is what I will refer to him for the rest of this article.
The Cardinals first acquired him to help out a beleaguered pen in theColby Rasmus deal in 2011. He performed beautifully for the Cardinals and was a big part of their post season success that year. He was their top lefty out of the pen, and the second biggest piece acquired outside of Edwin Jackson.
The reason he was traded on Tuesday is the fact that each year since has been worse than the year before. This year he became very hittable, and thanks to Kevin Siegrist's improvement and Randy Choate staying ageless he became the third lefty in the pen and was optioned down to AAA this year.
On Sunday I was actually looking for a lefty reliever that could be had from the Cardinals when word broke t...