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Report: Reds looking to fill temporary closer role with J.J. Putz?

Report: Reds looking to fill temporary closer role with J.J. Putz?

With Aroldis Chapman out of action until at least the middle of May, coupled with the slowly rehabilitating arms of Jonathan Broxton and Sean Marshall, the Reds could very well be looking for an outside solution to temporarily serve as the team's closer.While the club does have internal candidates to fill the void, namely J.J. Hoover, Sam LeCure, Broxton and Marshall, a report by Jon Morosi of FOX Sports suggests the Reds could be "keeping an eye" on Arizona Diamondbacks reliever J.J. Putz.Putz is a veteran right-hander with plenty of experience at closing. The 37-year-old is a former...

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