Reds Claim Brett Marshall, Outright Henry Rodriguez

FEBRUARY 19: The Reds have outrighted Rodriguez after he cleared waivers, the club announced on Twitter.

FEBRUARY 12: The Reds announced (on Twitter) that they've claimed right-hander Brett Marshall off waivers from the Cubs and designated infielder Henry Rodriguez for assignment. Marshall had been claimed by the Cubs from the Yankees earlier in the off-season.

The 23-year-old Marshall first cracked the bigs last year with the Yankees, throwing just 12 innings (over three relief appearances). He spent his entire prior minor league career in the Yankees system, working exclusively as a starter. Reaching the Triple-A level for the first time last year, Marshall notched 138 2/3 innings of 5.13 ERA ball, with 7.8 K/9 against 4.4 BB/9.

Rodriguez, meanwhile, is a 24-year-old infielder who has seen limited action in two brief stints with the Reds. In 514 Triple-A plate appearances last year, he put up a .274/.319/.335 line. Rodriguez has spent a majority of his time in the minors at second, but has also played third and short.

Leave a Reply

7 Comments on "Reds Claim Brett Marshall, Outright Henry Rodriguez"

1 year 6 months ago

Ran through the wrong Brett. Jackson would have cleared.

1 year 6 months ago

If I’m the Reds I think I rather have Jackson then a mediocre righty reliever.

1 year 6 months ago

Wait, there’s another Henry Rodriguez? As in, not the former Cubs/ Expos slugger, or the guy who threw a 100MPH right at the umpires foot?

1 year 6 months ago

It’s the same guy. lol

Bobby Trentman
1 year 6 months ago

Walt is having an AWESOME offseason! Can’t wait for Marshall to be pitching in the WS!

1 year 6 months ago

I really wanted the Yankees to keep Marshall, don’t know why they were so quick to move him.

1 year 6 months ago

If we run across another guy names Marshall, we’ll be sure and send him the Reds way!