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Sean Marshall

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Cincinnati Reds

2014 Stats

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2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Marshall's 2013 season was marred by a shoulder injury that caused him to miss four months. His injury was a pretty big blow to a Reds bullpen that also lost Jonathan Broxton for most of the season, b...

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STATUS:  60-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  4/1/2015
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 7"   WT: 224   DOB: 8/30/1982
BORN: Richmond, VA   COLLEGE: Virginia Commonwealth  DRAFTED: 6th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Sean Marshall Contract Information:

Signed a three-year contract with the Reds in February 2012.

August 9, 2014  –  Sean Marshall News

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Marshall (shoulder) is rehabbing his surgically repaired shoulder 1 1/2 to 2 hours daily. "I can lift it up," Marshall said. "Most of the pain is gone. I think I'm ahead of schedule."

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Sean Marshall Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2004 21 A LAN 7 7 1 48.7 29 6 1 51 4 2 0 0 1.11 0.68
2004 21 AA WES 6 6 0 29.0 36 19 2 23 12 2 2 0 5.90 1.66
2005 22 A DAY 12 12 0 69.0 63 21 7 61 26 4 4 0 2.74 1.29
2005 22 AA WES 4 4 0 25.0 16 7 1 24 5 0 1 0 2.52 0.84
2006 23 AAA IOW 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2006 23 AAA IOW 4 4 0 21.7 17 8 1 21 14 0 2 0 3.32 1.43
2006 23 MAJ CHN 24 24 0 125.7 132 78 20 77 59 6 9 0 5.59 1.52
2007 24 A DAY 1 1 0 6.0 7 2 1 4 1 1 0 0 3.00 1.33
2007 24 AAA IOW 4 4 0 24.7 17 5 2 15 8 2 0 0 1.82 1.01
2007 24 AAA IOW 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 999.99 0.00
2007 24 MAJ CHN 21 19 0 103.3 107 45 13 67 35 7 8 0 3.92 1.37
2008 25 AAA IOW 7 7 0 31.7 26 12 2 25 6 1 1 0 3.41 1.01
2008 25 MAJ CHN 34 7 0 65.3 60 28 9 58 23 3 5 1 3.86 1.27
2009 26 MAJ CHN 55 9 0 85.3 91 41 10 68 32 3 7 0 4.32 1.44
2010 27 MAJ CHC 80 0 0 74.7 58 22 3 90 25 7 5 1 2 22 2.65 1.11
2011 28 MAJ CHC 78 0 0 75.7 66 19 1 79 17 6 6 5 4 34 2.26 1.10
2012 29 MAJ CIN 73 0 0 61.0 55 17 3 74 16 5 5 9 4 22 2.51 1.16
2013 30 AAA LOU 2 2 0 2.0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
2013 30 MAJ CIN 16 0 0 10.3 4 2 0 10 2 0 1 0 0 7 1.74 0.58
2014 31 AAA LOU 2 2 0 2.0 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
2014 31 MAJ CIN 15 0 0 14.0 23 12 1 14 12 0 0 0 0 1 7.71 2.50
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3-Year Averages     55 0 0 49.0 41 12 1 54 11 3 4 4 2 21 2.20 1.06
Career  (View All)     396 59 0 615.3 596 264 60 537 221 37 46 16 3.86 1.33

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Sean Marshall Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Sean Marshall Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014315611200.458
201323614000.190
201210234417300.173

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014499612401.293
201314410000.000
2012154401238413.273

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20147.00007616.432.71
20133.30002002.700.30
201231.032333611.740.90

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20147.00007609.002.29
20137.00108201.290.71
201230.0236411023.301.43
Sean Marshall Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2004 21 A LAN 7 7 48.7 9.43 0.74 12.75 0.18 84.4% 1.11 1.62 .245
2004 21 AA WES 6 6 29.0 7.14 3.72 1.92 0.62 63% 5.90 3.96 .366
2005 22 A DAY 12 12 69.0 7.96 3.39 2.35 0.91 82.9% 2.74 3.88 .295
2005 22 AA WES 4 4 25.0 8.64 1.80 4.80 0.36 70% 2.52 2.52 .244
2006 23 AAA IOW 0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 0.00 .000
2006 23 AAA IOW 4 4 21.7 8.72 5.82 1.50 0.42 76.7% 3.32 3.80 .285
2006 23 MAJ CHN 24 24 125.7 5.51 4.23 1.31 1.43 1.20 66.1% 5.59 5.50 .288
2007 24 A DAY 1 1 6.0 6.00 1.50 4.00 1.50 85.7% 3.00 4.53 .317
2007 24 AAA IOW 4 4 24.7 5.47 2.92 1.88 0.73 87% 1.82 4.01 .216
2007 24 AAA IOW 0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 999.99 0.00 .000
2007 24 MAJ CHN 21 19 103.3 5.84 3.05 1.91 1.13 1.28 75.2% 3.92 4.59 .295
2008 25 AAA IOW 7 7 31.7 7.11 1.71 4.17 0.57 66.7% 3.41 3.11 .272
2008 25 MAJ CHN 34 7 65.3 7.99 3.17 2.52 1.24 0.96 74.3% 87.8 MPH 3.86 4.31 .288
2009 26 MAJ CHN 55 9 85.3 7.17 3.38 2.13 1.05 1.84 72.6% 87.0 MPH 4.32 4.29 .319
2010 27 MAJ CHC 80 0 74.7 10.85 3.01 3.60 0.36 2.33 76.3% 90.6 MPH 2.65 2.40 .313
2011 28 MAJ CHC 78 0 75.7 9.40 2.02 4.65 0.12 2.60 78% 91.3 MPH 2.26 2.04 .326
2012 29 MAJ CIN 73 0 61.0 10.92 2.36 4.63 0.44 2.46 79.4% 90.8 MPH 2.51 2.35 .347
2013 30 AAA LOU 2 2 2.0 18.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 -0.80 .549
2013 30 MAJ CIN 16 0 10.3 8.71 1.74 5.00 0.00 2.33 66.7% 88.9 MPH 1.74 2.14 .173
2014 31 AAA LOU 2 2 2.0 9.00 4.50 2.00 4.50 100% 4.50 9.20 .216
2014 31 MAJ CIN 15 0 14.0 9.00 7.71 1.17 0.64 5.00 67.6% 87.5 MPH 7.71 5.13 .463
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3-Year Averages     55 0 49.0 9.92 2.02 4.91 0.18 78.4% 2.20 1.93 .322
Career     396 59 615.3 7.85 3.23 2.43 0.88 73.1% 3.86 3.84 .309

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2014 Stat Review for Sean Marshall    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.17 K/BB
TERRIBLE
9.00 K/9
GOOD
7.71 BB/9
TERRIBLE
87.5 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.6 HR/9
GOOD
5.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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7.71 ERA
TERRIBLE
2.50 WHIP
TERRIBLE
5.13 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.463 BABIP
HIGH
67.6% Strand Rate
LOW

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Sean Marshall: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Marshall (shoulder) underwent season-ending surgery Tuesday, MLB.com's Carrie Muskat reports.

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Marshall is scheduled to undergo surgery to debride his left shoulder, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Marshall was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a left shoulder strain.

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Marshall allowed two inherited runners to score on two hits Saturday, turning a 4-2 deficit against the Cardinals to 6-2. Both runs were charged to Logan Ondrusek, but once again Marshall was ineffective in a relatively close spot.

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Marshall got rocked for five runs on three hits and two walks while recording just two outs in Saturday's loss to the Phillies.

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Marshall got knocked around for four runs (two earned) on four hits and a walk while retiring just two batters in Wednesday's loss to the Cubs.

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Marshall has been throwing mostly sliders and curveballs in his first two outings since coming off the DL, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Marshall (shoulder) was activated from the disabled list Saturday.

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Marshall (shoulder) will begin a rehab assignment Tuesday at Triple-A Louisville.

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2014

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2013

If you paid full price for Marshall as a closer, you were disappointed with his nine-save season. If you drafted before Ryan Madson's injury or were in a Scoresheet or Strat-o-Matic league, you were thrilled with his performance. The Reds certainly were happy with Marshall's third fantastic season in a row, despite some drama regarding whether he's capable of closing before they turned to Aroldis Chapman for good. Marshall likely will resume with the set-up role that he finished the 2012 season, even if Chapman is converted back into the rotation. He'll be with the Reds for two more years, having signed a three-year deal with them after the trade from the Cubs.

2012

The Cubs' best and most consistent reliever over the last two years, Marshall even picked up five saves when Carlos Marmol imploded last summer. At 6-foot-6 and left-handed, Marshall's picked up his velocity of late, (average fastball was 91.3 mph), has excellent command (79:17 K:BB in 75.2 innings) and keeps the ball on the ground (2.6 GB/FB ratio, one home run allowed). One of the first moves the new Cubs regime made was to trade Marshall to the Reds for Travis Wood, Dave Sappelt and Ronald Torreyes. The Reds subsequently signed Ryan Madson to close, leaving Marshall as a high-leverage reliever for the seventh and eighth innings. He's one of the elite relievers in the National League in that capacity.

2011

Marshall had a fantastic year as a reliever in 2010, with a 90:25 K:BB ratio in 74.2 IP, only three homers allowed and an ERA of 2.65. The 6-foot-6 lefty isn't a hard thrower, but pitching out of the bullpen allowed him to boost his velocity to the low-90s, and the sinking action (2.33 G/F) kept the ball in the park. There's some talk Marshall will be given a shot to return to the rotation, but given his effectiveness in the bullpen, we'd be surprised if that happened.

2010

Marshall had a brief stint in the rotation last year, but eventually lost out to rookie Randy Wells and became a key lefty out of the bullpen. The 6-foot-6 lefty isn't overpowering, but his command is good, and he relies on a sinker to induce groundballs (1.84 G/F). He'll compete for the fifth starter's job in camp with Tom Gorzelanny and, to a lesser extent, Jay Jackson and Jeff Samardzija.

2009

The 6-foot-6 lefty has been effective for two seasons now, posting good K:BB numbers, and even boosting his strikeout rate last season (36:12 K:BB ratio in 39 IP as a starter). Marshall uncharacteristically gave up as many flyballs as grounders last year, and his home-run rate spiked as a result. But given the relatively small sample, and his reliance on a sinker, we wouldn't make too much of that. Marshall's already a better pitcher than Jason Marquis and would make an above average fifth starter - the spot he'll be vying for this spring - if he's not traded.

2008

The 6-6 lefty took a step in the right direction in 2007, cutting down his walks, nudging up his strikeout rate while doing a decent job of keeping the ball on the ground. At age 25, Marshall still has room to grow -- he's never going to be a staff ace, but by keeping the ball down and improving his command, he could be a serviceable middle of the rotation option. He'll head into spring training as a candidate for the No. 5 slot in the team's rotation, but will have to beat out Ryan Dempster, Sean Gallagher and Kevin Hart.

2007

Like Carlos Marmol, Marshall was pressed into duty before he was ready by injuries to Cubs pitchers. The results were predictably poor. He didn't struggle quite as badly as his teammate because he was able to generate some ground balls and keep the walks merely unacceptably high and not disastrously so. Still, the 6-6 lefty doesn't dominate enough at this stage to get by with average command. We suspect he'll join Marmol in the minors for most of 2007.

2006

After struggling during his first taste of Double-A in 2004, the 6-6 lefty went back to High-A to start 2005 before getting his second chance at the high minors in late June. In four Double-A starts spanning 25 innings, Marshall had a 24/5 K/BB ratio, an ERA of 2.52, a WHIP of .84 and allowed just one home run. The usual sample size caveats apply, but if Marshall picks up at where he left off this spring, he could find himself with the big league club by September.