Goldeyes Sign Quebec Pitcher Matthew Rusch

Goldeyes Sign Quebec Pitcher Matthew Rusch

By Brian Schultz

The Winnipeg Goldeyes have acquired right-handed pitcher Matthew Rusch from the Quebec Les Capitales in exchange for right-handed pitcher Chad Benefield.

Rusch comes from the Can-Am League and finished the 2011 season in the Boston Red Sox organization with the Double-A Portland SeaDogs. The 28-year-old New York native had a 5.06 ERA in four starts.

Benefield had a 3-6 record and 4.38 ERA out of the bullpen in 61 games before leaving Winnipeg.


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