The Winnipeg Goldeyes have re-signed right-handed pitcher Jack Charleston and added rookie right-handed pitcher Brandon Marklund.
Last season, Charleston set an American Association record for durability by appearing in 60 of the Goldeyes’ 100 regular season games. The Jacksonville, Florida native posted a 2-3 record with one save and a 2.63 ERA in 51.1 innings pitched.
“I’m very glad to have Jack back in Winnipeg,” said Goldeyes’ manager Rick Forney. “Jack had a fantastic season for our club, and I’m hopeful that he can give us more of the same in 2019.”
Marklund recently completed a four-year college career at Bryan College in Tennessee. The British Columbia native was 6-1 with eight saves and a 2.38 ERA during his senior campaign for the Bryan Lions last spring. Marklund struck out 69 batters in 56.2 innings, while holding the opposition to a .199 batting average.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes open the 2019 season on May 16 against the Texas AirHogs on the road.