Originally written February 11, 2013 on Reds Minor Leagues:
Last week I had a chance to talk with new addition to the Cincinnati Reds 40-man roster Josh Ravin before he headed out to spring training. He spent 2012 working in a new role as a reliever after being a starter for his entire career. You can follow him on twitter @freshsqueezed22. RML: You made some big changes last season, moving from the rotation where you had been for your entire career, and into the bullpen. It took some time as you missed the first half of the season on the DL. Once your season got going, how was the transition to the new role? Josh Ravin: Yeah, the injury definitely threw me off. I’m pretty comfortable in the reliever role. RML: Kind of working off of that last question, did it take some time to get comfortable in the role? You struggled at times in Pensacola with your control, but in the Arizona Fall League your control was vastly improved. Josh Ravin: After the injury it was tough getting back to where I felt right mechanically. The AFL allowed me to get th...
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