Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 3/5/12
Cincinnati Reds new closer Ryan Madson missed the first two Cactus League games with what the team is calling “a little irritation in his arm.” More specifically, he has elbow soreness. Madson just missed out on signing a long term contact with the Philadelphia Phillies and now needs to be healthy if he hopes to get a long term deal after signing just a one year $8.5 million deal with the Reds. While the Reds may not be worried, Madson certainly is as he hopes to put a full year in as a closer and show all 30 MLB teams that he can be a premier closer so he can sign that coveted long term deal that he and Scott Boras missed out on this offseason. Bookmark It Hide Sites
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