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Goldeyes Acquire Pitcher Clayton Uyechi

August 15, 2011 4:03 PM | Sports

By Brian Schultz

The Winnipeg Goldeyes have acquired right-handed pitcher Clayton Uyechi.

Uyechi comes from the Maui Strong Warriors of the North American League for a player to be named later.

The 23-year-old posted a 1.65 ERA and 4-1 record in 27 games with Maui this season, and also had three saves. The Hawaii native had a 1.05 ERA and 1-0 record in his first rookie year, along with one save. Over his two years in Maui, he complied 66 strikeouts in 60 innings.

Winnipeg begins a three-game series against the St. Paul Saints tonight at Shaw Park. Game time is 7 p.m.