The Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed left-handed pitcher Chris Cotton to their roster.
The Louisiana native made five relief appearances earlier this season in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ organization, including three games for the Double-A Texas League’s Tulsa Drillers. Cotton was a combined 1-2 with two saves and a 3.70 ERA last season in the Houston Astros’ system.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed left-handed Canadian pitcher Evan Rutckyj to the 2017 roster.
Rutckyj made one appearance earlier this season for the Double-A Eastern League’s Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees). The Windsor, Ontario native combined for a 3.60 ERA in 10.0 innings pitched last season at three levels of the Yankees’ farm system.
TORONTO – A man who tossed a beer can onto the field during a dramatic Blue Jays playoff game last fall has pleaded guilty to mischief in connection with the incident.
In an agreed statement of facts presented in court on Tuesday, Ken Pagan admitted tossing a can of beer on the field as a Balimore Orioles player was about to catch a fly ball during seventh inning of the pivotal wild card game in Toronto.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes have acquired right-handed pitcher Josh Laxer from the Lincoln Saltdogs in exchange for right-handed pitcher Cameron McVey.
Laxer is 4-1 with three saves and a 3.11 ERA over 49 appearances in three professional seasons. The Augusta, Georgia native has struck out 60 batters while walking only 19 in 75.1 career innings pitched. Laxer made four appearances for Lincoln earlier this season, striking out three batters in four and two-thirds frames. Continue Reading