It doesn't look like Claussen will be back this year. This is from Rototimes. Aug. 7 Brandon Claussen (P) Cin won't be recalled to the Reds until he gets his strength back in his surgically repaired arm, which may not happen this season, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. "I wouldn't want him in the big leagues this year, if I have my way," assistant GM Leland Maddox said. "I think in the big leagues he may reach back too far."
Looks like your choices are Thurman, Haren, Tsao or maybe even Scot Shields. Acevedo would have been in there, but he tripped going into the dugout last night and will prolly go on the DL now.
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