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Ex-Phillie Ryan Madson will miss season


GOODYEAR, Ariz. ó Instead of closing for the Cincinnati Reds, Ryan Madson will miss the 2012 season because of a torn ligament in his right elbow.

Madson returned to Cincinnati and was examined by team medical director Dr. Timothy Kremchek. The Reds said Saturday that Kremchek told general manager Walt Jocketty the ligament was torn from the bone of Madson's right elbow.

"We talked to the team. We all have to stay positive," Jocketty said. "We have alternatives internally that we will sort through in the next few days."

Madson agreed in January to a one-year contract guaranteeing $8.5 million, after a $44 million, four-year deal to stay with Philadelphia collapsed in November.

The 31-year old reported discomfort in his elbow at the start of spring training but insisted it was an annual ailment that he had always worked through. He didn't pitch in any exhibition games.

Madson pitched batting practice Tuesday and had been scheduled to throw again on Friday.

"He looked very good on Tuesday. He felt some tightness the next day," Jocketty said. "He felt fine all spring until lately. Even after he sat out for a little bit and came back he felt real good. After the live session the other day it felt tight but even when he left the other day, he felt fine."

Dr. Kremchek explained to Jocketty that bleeding made it appear the tear was recent.

Madson's contract calls for a $6 million salary this year, of which $2 million is deferred until Nov. 1 and $2 million until Nov. 1, 2013. The agreement includes a $11 million mutual option for 2013 with a $2.5 million buyout.

Madson saved 32 games in 34 chances last year for the Phillies and was to have replaced Francisco Cordero as the Reds' closer.

Sean Marshall, obtained from the Chicago Cubs in December, becames a leading candidate for closer. Hard-throwing Aroldis Chapman could be shifted to a bullpen role.

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Feel bad for the guy.

Where have you been? I had to work late... Oh these? Yeah, it was 'camo day' at work again .
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As a Reds fan, this puts a big black eye on our season. We shucked out 8.5 million for this guy.

Even worse, I hate to see Chapman go back to the pen, he was working all winter on becoming a starter.
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Feel bad for the guy.

Yep, Madson did a great job for the Phils last year. I hope he has a full recovery and can pitch in 2013. It's tough when you trade for a guy or pick up a free agent and he doesn't even play one game for you.

I remember when the Phils traded for Danny Tartabull and he played a total of 3 games before going on the DL for life. Oh well, you can't control injuries.

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tough to hear but tis is the game. sorta makes you like mr $50,000,058 a little bit more now.

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