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Goldeyes Sign Three Rookies for 2012 Season

February 24, 2012 11:07 AM | Sports


By Brian Schultz

Three rookies have been signed to the Winnipeg Goldeyes for the 2012 season.

The club announced Friday that pitchers Chris Kaminski and Barrett Phillips and infielder/outfielder Dan Barbero have been added to the roster.

Kaminski, 23, finished his NCAA career with Jacksonville University last summer. He leaves Jacksonville University tied for the school’s all-time saves record with 16 and a career 3.52 ERA over 68 appearances, including nine starts.

Phillips, 21, played four games with the Gateway Grizzlies of the Frontier League last season, and had a 5-1 record and 2.63 ERA in 17 games out of the bullpen and earned three saves at the rookie level with in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Barbero, 29, is a second-season rookie after completing his first professional season last summer in the Can-Am League.

The Goldeyes also signed right-handed pitcher Craig James from the Grand Prairie AirHogs as part of the Brian Myrow trade.