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Marc Rzepczynski is a Lefty to Rely On

The Cleveland Indians open the 2014 season with new expectations despite many questions. The Indians’ 25-man roster will look different than the group that won 92 games and lost the American League Wild Card game to the Tampa Bay Rays. While the roster may change and the expectations grow, Cleveland will need answer many questions this spring before opening the season in Oakland...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rzepczynski: You should have seen the original name

CLEVELAND -- Marc Rzepczynski makes no secret of the fact that his name is not easy to spell, or pronounce.He just thinks people should have seen what it used to be.My original family name was 21 letters, he said after reporting to the Indians on Wednesday.Evidently his family came from Austria late in the late 19th or early 20th century, and when they arrived they decided to change...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians acquire relief pitcher Marc Rzepczynski

 The Indians have been wheeling and dealing as the Trade Deadline comes to a close today and now, they have landed a left handed relief pitcher. Marc Rzepczynski (Zep-Chin-Ski) was acquired from St. Louis on Tuesday for minor league prospect Juan Herrera. The 27-year-old lefty is expected to join the team today. After Rzepczynski makes his way to Cleveland, right handed pitcher...
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: Who is Juan Herrera?

(via The St. Louis Cardinals traded lefty reliever Marc Rzepczynski for Cleveland Indians prospect Juan Herrera on Tuesday afternoon. First off, moving Rzepczynski was a smart decision. Scrabble was not pitching as effectively as he had in the past. Plus, the off-season acquisition of Randy Choate and the development of Kevin Siegrist and Sam Freeman made...
Via STLSportsMinute
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians Add Marc Rzepczynski Because Why Not?

The Indians traded for Marc Rzepczynski. They traded Juan Herrera to get him. Tuesday is the day before the MLB non-waiver trade deadline, and so far this is Tuesday’s only trade to take place. Despite all the rumors involving bigger names, only these players have been swapped, and most baseball fans probably literally couldn’t care any less. It’s a trade of one non-prospect...
Via Fangraphs
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians acquire LHP Marc Rzepczynski from Cards

The Cleveland Indians have acquired left-handed reliever Marc Rzepczynski from the St. Louis Cardinals. The Indians sent minor league infielder Juan Herrera to St. Louis on Tuesday in exchange for Rzepczynski, who Cleveland hopes will help them get out left-handed hitters. The 27-year-old is 9-17 with a 4.20 ERA in 177 career games for Toronto and St. Louis. Lefties have batted...
Via Fox Sports
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians trade for Rzepczynski

CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has acquired LHP Marc Rzepczynski from the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for Minor League INF Juan Herrera.Rzepczynski, 27, has compiled a Major League record of 9-17 with a 4.20 ERA in 177 games23 starts between the Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals since debuting with the Jays in 2009. In his big league career...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals reliever Marc Rzepczynski injures eye on golf course

The St. Louis Cardinals are hoping for a huge year from lefty reliever Marc Rzepczynski. The specialist struggled at times in 2012 and the Cardinals' are looking for "Scrabble" to bounce back in 2013. Unfortunately, Rzepczynski may be on the shelf for awhile because of an odd injury. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Rzepczynski injured himself on a golf course...
Via STLSportsMinute
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals pitcher injured in freak golf accident

The next time Cardinals pitcher Marc Rzepczynski hits the golf course, he should probably wear safety glasses. As first reported by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Rzepczynski was injured at a golf outing on Friday when a golf ball ricocheted and hit the left-handed reliever around his left eye. Although the club is hopeful the injury is not serious, Rzepczynski will miss his scheduled...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals, Rzepczynski agree to one year deal

Courtesy: Cardinals Media Relations ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Cardinals announced today that they have agreed to terms with left-handed pitcher Marc Rzepczynski on a one-year contract for the upcoming 2013 season, thus avoiding arbitration. Rzepczynski, 27, appeared in 70 games for the Cardinals last season, second-most on the team and ended the season with eight consecutive scoreless...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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