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Cingrani Readies for AAA Debut

Tony Cingrani was a four-year college player and didn't start pitching professionally until he was 21. He didn't waste any time and last year advanced all the way to a major league debut in his first full season. Unless the Reds need another left-handed reliever he figures to spent 2013 continuing to develop in the Louisville rotation

Of all the pitchers in the minor leagues last season Tony Cingrani possibly had the best season of the bunch. The southpaw skipped low-A after debuting at Billings in 2011 and rocketed all the way to five innings for the Reds after roster expansion. He made two stops along the way, first dominating the hitter-friendly California League with a 1.11 ERA/0.918 WHIP over ten games. After a... Recommended Stories

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