Capellan: He's a big guy
Jose Capellan, the 21-year-old left-hander, arrived in the camp today. He is living example of why you can't trust media guide listing for young players.
He's listed at 6-foot-2, 170 pounds.
"I think that was on his birth certificate," pitching coach Dick Pole siad.
Capellan's actual size: 6-4, 275 pounds. He was 6-2, 170 when he signed at 17.
Capellan threw 2 1/3 innings for the Giants before the Reds picked him up off waivers. He is going to throw a bullpen today.
"I worked hard in big league camp," he said. "I'm ready."
Capellan remains under Rule 5 rules. The Reds must keep him the 25-man roster all year or offer him back to the Boston Red Sox at $25,000 -- half the cost of a Rule 5 selection.