Samuel R. LeCure (born May 4, 1984) is a Major League Baseball right-handed middle relief pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds. He attended Helias High School in Jefferson City and the University of Texas.
College career 
In 16 games, including six starts, with the University of Texas in 2003, he went 5-0 with a 3.74 ERA. He went 9-3 with a 2.34 ERA in 24 games, with 23 starts, in 2004
He was originally drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies out of high school in the 45th round of the 2002 amateur draft but did not sign. He was then drafted and signed by the Reds in the fourth round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Minor league career 
LeCure began his minor league career in 2005 with the Billings Mustangs, going 5-1 with a 3.27 ERA in 13 games (six starts). In 411⁄3 innings, he posted 44 strikeouts.
For the Sarasota Reds in 2006, he went 7-12 with a 3.43 ERA in 27 starts. In 2007, he started one game for the Sarasota Reds and spent the rest of the season with the Chattanooga Lookouts, going a combined 8-5 with a 4.07 ERA in 22 starts.
He repeated AA-ball in 2008 with Chattanooga, going 9-7 with a 3.42 ERA in 27 starts. LeCure spent the entire 2009 season pitching for AAA Louisville Bats, going 10-8 with a 4.46 ERA in 25 starts.
Major league career 
LeCure was called up to Cincinnati Reds on May 26, 2010, temporarily replacing an injured Homer Bailey on the roster. LeCure made his major league debut in a start for the Reds on Friday, May 28, 2010 against the Houston Astros. LeCure pitched six innings, gave up two runs and six hits with four walks while striking out five batters. He was also the beneficiary of the Reds' offense producing fifteen runs on nineteen hits.
Personal life 
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External links 
Reds talk about Opening Day
CINCINNATI -- The Cincinnati Reds open the season Monday against the Los Angeles Angels.Here are a few interviews with catcher Devin Mesoraco, reliever Sam L...
Marshmallow Challenge | On The Fly With Nadia | Babble
Nadia and her guests try to recite baseball stadium rules with a full mouth of marshmallows. Featuring: Sam LeCure, John Axford, Jerry Blevins, Latroy Hawkin...
RHP Sam LeCure
SF Giants vs Cincinnati Reds: NLDS Game 1 @ AT&T Park October 6, 2012.
Exclusive Interview: Sam Lecure ( Cincinnati Reds )
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Charades Competition | On The Fly With Nadia | Babble
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Rap Battle | On The Fly With Nadia | Babble
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Sam LeCure of the Cincinnati Reds
Sam Lecure tosses warmup pitches between innings during an October 12 Arizona Fall League game between the Surprise Rafters and the Mesa Solar Sox. Lecure wa...
Sam LeCure interview on Jonny Gomes, Aroldis Chapman, World Series Prediction
Reds Relif Pitcher Sam Lecure joined Tim, Kj, and Justin to talk about all the latest news with the Reds and the direction of the team.
Brian Wilson Field Dedication and Ribbon Cutting
Brian Wilson Field, a competition baseball field underwritten by Reds All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce is the new home for the University of Cincinnati Clermont...
Exclusive Interview: Brett Lorin (Arizona Diamondbacks Prospect)
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Thu, 09 May 2013 09:45:35 -0700
Reds relief pitcher Sam LeCure helped pay for the new pool, and Ann's 16 grandchildren can't wait for it to be finished. They will definitely get to swim in it before Sam gets a first shot. "Hopefully he'll come home for the All-Star break, so he can ...
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 12:24:06 -0700
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The Star-Ledger - NJ.com
Fri, 17 May 2013 19:13:48 -0700
Logan Ondrusek and Sam LeCure followed Cingrani and each threw a perfect inning. Sean Marshall started the eighth. He struck out Utley, then walked Michael Young. Ryan Howard reached on a check swing roller. The Reds brought in Jonathan Broxton to ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 19:19:28 -0700
Logan Ondrusek and Sam LeCure threw zeroes in the sixth and seventh, but then the bullpen's wheels came off in the bottom of the eighth against Sean Marshall and Jonathan Broxton. Philly got one run when Cozart and Phillips tried to rush what would've ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 19:17:46 -0700
Logan Ondrusek and Sam LeCure followed Cingrani and each threw a perfect inning, setting up the eighth. “You just hate to end a streak like that,” Baker said. “We've got no choice but to start another one.” • John Fay's Reds blog • Follow John Fay on ...
Fri, 17 May 2013 09:27:05 -0700
Sam LeCure – Border Collie: Intelligent, hard working, and allergic to too much down time. Adorably shaggy and loyal, probably the dog most likely to take a bullet for you. You'll cry the rest of the night, but it'll take a bullet for you. Sean ...
My Cincinnati Reds Blog (blog)
Thu, 16 May 2013 13:41:56 -0700
The two pitchers were joined by Sam LeCure and Aroldis Chapman in throwing an 11-hit shutout at the Miami Marlins. It was the fourth shutout for the Reds pitchers this season. The 11 hits in a shutout is three shy of the record for a nine inning game.
Sports Media 101
Thu, 16 May 2013 11:45:17 -0700
He did allow nine hits but struck out six in the process. Sean Marshall, Sam LeCure, and Aroldis Chapman helped preserve the shutout for the Redlegs as they won 4-0. Shin-Soo Choo came up big as well with his second multi-home run game of the season.
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