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Lefty Reds setup man Sean Marshall was expected to resume a throwing session but all those plans have been nixed.
The #Reds have optioned Neftali Soto and moved Sean Marshall to the 60-day DL after suffering a setback, per @johnfayman.
— Robert Murray (@RobertMurrayMLB) July 24, 2013
Marshall, who has been on the DL since May 24th with a sprained left shoulder, experienced tendinitis toward the end of a bullpen session July 14th and has not thrown since.
"It was a small setback," manager Dusty Baker said. "Any setback takes you a week or so from where you were."
Marshall owns a 2.57 ERA and 0.86 WHIP (walks and hits per inning pitched) out of Cincinnati's bullpen, and Baker said the club needs its relievers to return as quickly as possible.
This DL move pretty much means that wish will not come true soon for Dusty. Since Marshall is on 60-Day DL now, he is retroactive to last start, which means he will be up for activation on September 20th.
Righty Jonathan Broxton has also been missing in action. He's been on the DL since June 15th with a sore elbow. Broxton is much closer to a return than Marshall however.
"The remaining games are getting fewer and fewer," Baker said.
In 29 games this season, Broxton has an inflated 4.33 ERA but he does have a very low WHIP of 1.30.
Broxton is expected back in August.
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