The Winnipeg Goldeyes have tied their best-of-five playoff series 1-1 against the Wichita Wingnuts, triggering a two-game set at home this weekend in their journey to clinch the American Association Championship.
The Fish on Thursday beat the Wingnuts 7-1 in game two on the road, forcing a return to Shaw Park on Saturday and Sunday.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed utility player Casey Turgeon to their roster.
The Florida native has played in 90 games earlier this season in the St. Louis Cardinals’ organization, splitting time between the High-A Florida State League’s Palm Beach Cardinals and the Double-A Texas League’s Springfield Cardinals.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed left-handed pitcher Chris Cotton to their roster.
The Louisiana native made five relief appearances earlier this season in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ organization, including three games for the Double-A Texas League’s Tulsa Drillers. Cotton was a combined 1-2 with two saves and a 3.70 ERA last season in the Houston Astros’ system.
The Winnipeg Goldeyes have signed left-handed Canadian pitcher Evan Rutckyj to the 2017 roster.
Rutckyj made one appearance earlier this season for the Double-A Eastern League’s Trenton Thunder (New York Yankees). The Windsor, Ontario native combined for a 3.60 ERA in 10.0 innings pitched last season at three levels of the Yankees’ farm system.
TORONTO – A man who tossed a beer can onto the field during a dramatic Blue Jays playoff game last fall has pleaded guilty to mischief in connection with the incident.
In an agreed statement of facts presented in court on Tuesday, Ken Pagan admitted tossing a can of beer on the field as a Balimore Orioles player was about to catch a fly ball during seventh inning of the pivotal wild card game in Toronto.