The Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed first baseman Kellen Marruffo and right-handed pitcher Caleb Kellogg to their 2017 playing roster.
Marruffo finished his college career last spring at the University of Utah and helped the Utes win the Pac-12 Conference championship, hitting .314 with three home runs, and 27 RBI in 51 games played. The Tucson, Arizona native added 23 runs, 11 doubles, and a .392 on-base percentage.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes have re-inked outfielder and first baseman David Rohm for 2017.
Rohm had an MVP-calibre season for the Goldeyes in 2016, ranking fourth in the American Association in batting average (.339), hitting seven home runs, and finishing tied for fifth in the league with 71 RBI.
The Fresno, California native added 58 runs scored, 19 doubles, three triples, and a .398 on-base percentage.
WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Goldeyes capped off their championship season with a championship party at Shaw Park on Wednesday night.
Two days after beating the Wichita Wingnuts 11-4 in the deciding game of the 2016 American Association (AA) championship series, the Winnipeg Goldeyes brought their championship trophy and banner home and held a celebration for their fans.
The celebration saw the club proudly show off their trophy and banner, and also saw Goldeyes players, coaches and executives address the fans that showed up to help the Goldeyes celebrate.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes are champions for the third time in the club’s history.
Winnipeg won their second American Association championship on Monday night by downing the Wichita Wingnuts 11-4 at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. The Fish were also league champs back in 1994 before joining the AA.