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Cisco Prepares for First Full Professional Season

When Cincinnati went over slot to sign Andrew Cisco in 2009 they were expecting to get a polished pitcher with exceptional command above the norm for a high school pitcher. What they didn't expect was that Tommy John surgery would postpone his debut until last season. After dealing with the bad news Cisco rewarded them by living up to expectations during a solid debut at Billings.

Andrew Cisco came from a baseball family. His brother pitches in the Phillies organization and their grandfather Galen Cisco was a long time pitching coach. It was no surprise for him to already show polished skills on the mound before Cincinnati selected him in the sixth round of the 2010 draft. He probably wouldn't have waited as long had there been no concerns on sign-ability, but the Reds... Recommended Stories

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