Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/13/14
Reds reliever Sean Marshall is hoping to return this season as he recovers from a sprained left shoulder that has landed him on the disabled list most of the year. Marshall has stepped up his rehab and throwing according to Mark Sheldon of MLB.com. "I'm pushing it and trying my best," left-hander Marshall said on Tuesday. "I want to help the team out, especially in the last couple of weeks when the games are very important." Marshall took a month off from throwing after a mid-July setback and resumed eight days ago. "I built my arm strength back up and got familiar with my mechanics again," Marshall said. "I got a lot of strength in there last month. The shoulder is really stable. So far, it's been good." Marshall has increased his long-tossing distance to 105 feet and hopes to soon to be throwing pitches from flat ground. He could be on a mound by the beginning of next week if all goes well. "I feel very optimistic," Marshall said. "I'm trying as hard as I can and working as hard as I can every day." In 11 games pitched in 2013, he sports a 2.57 ERA. Follow JDC on Twitter @6JDC9! Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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