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Indians land lefty reliever

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CLEVELAND, OH - The Cleveland Indians today announced the club has acquired LHP MARC RZEPCZYNSKI (zep-CHIN-skee) 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 games/23 starts between the Toronto Blue Jays and St. Louis Cardinals since debuting with the Jays in 2009. In his big league career lefties have hit .224 (73-326, .607OPS) off him.  His best season came in 2011 between Toronto and STL, posting a combined ERA of 3.34 (62.0IP, 50H, 23ER, 61K) in 71 games while tossing 2.2 scoreless innings (4K) in the 2011 World Series for the eventual champs.

 

The Anaheim, CA native has split 2013 between St. Louis and Triple-A Memphis. In two stints with the Cardinals he has posted a 7.84 ERA in 11 games (10.1IP, 16H, 9R/ER) and at AAA Memphis he has posted an ERA of 3.07 (44.0IP, 44H, 15ER, 31K), limiting lefties to a .185 (12-65) average against for the Redbirds.

 

Herrera has appeared in 39 games at Short-Season A Mahoning Valley this summer.

 

 

Year

Team

W

L

ERA

G

GS

SV

SVO

IP

H

R

ER

HR

HB

BB

SO

WP

AVG

AB

2007

Auburn Doubledays

5

0

2.76

11

7

0

1

45.2

33

21

14

2

1

17

49

0

.201

164

2008

Lansing Lugnuts

7

6

2.83

22

22

0

0

121.0

100

41

38

2

8

42

124

11

.230

434

2009

New Hampshire Fisher Cats

7

5

2.93

14

14

0

0

76.2

80

38

25

1

4

36

88

1

.266

301

 

Las Vegas 51s

2

0

0.79

2

2

0

0

11.1

7

1

1

0

0

4

16

1

.171

41

 

Toronto Blue Jays

2

4

3.67

11

11

0

0

61.1

51

27

25

7

1

30

60

4

.225

227

2010

Las Vegas 51s

5

5

6.04

12

12

0

0

67.0

81

49

45

10

4

27

61

3

.301

269

 

Toronto Blue Jays

4

4

4.95

14

12

0

0

63.2

72

37

35

8

5

30

57

4

.289

249

2011

Toronto Blue Jays

2

3

2.97

43

0

0

3

39.1

28

16

13

2

3

15

33

5

.201

139

 

St. Louis Cardinals

0

3

3.97

28

0

0

1

22.2

22

11

10

1

1

11

28

1

.259

85

2012

St. Louis Cardinals

1

3

4.24

70

0

0

5

46.2

46

22

22

7

0

17

33

3

.257

179

2013

St. Louis Cardinals

0

0

7.84

11

0

0

0

10.1

16

9

9

1

1

4

9

0

.364

44

 

Memphis Redbirds

1

2

3.07

32

0

0

2

44.0

44

23

15

1

1

18

31

2

.263

167

 

Minor League Totals

27

18

3.40

93

57

0

3

365.2

345

173

138

16

18

144

369

18

.251

1376

 

Major League Totals

9

17

4.20

177

23

0

9

244.0

235

122

114

26

11

107

220

17

.255

923

 

 

 

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