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Goldeyes Even Playoff Series in Fight for AA Championship

Goldeyes Even Playoff Series in Fight for AA Championship

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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.

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Goldeyes Sign Former Gator Casey Turgeon

Goldeyes Sign Former Gator Casey Turgeon

Winnipeg Goldeyes LogoThe 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.

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Winnipeg Goldeyes Sign Pitcher Chris Cotton

Winnipeg Goldeyes Sign Pitcher Chris Cotton

Winnipeg Goldeyes LogoThe 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.

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Goldeyes Sign Canadian Pitcher Evan Rutckyj

Goldeyes Sign Canadian Pitcher Evan Rutckyj

Winnipeg Goldeyes LogoThe 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.

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Goldeyes Acquire Pitcher Josh Laxer

Goldeyes Acquire Pitcher Josh Laxer

Winnipeg Goldeyes LogoThe Winnipeg Goldeyes have acquired right-handed pitcher Josh Laxer from the Lincoln Saltdogs in exchange for right-handed pitcher Cameron McVey.

Laxer is 4-1 with three saves and a 3.11 ERA over 49 appearances in three professional seasons. The Augusta, Georgia native has struck out 60 batters while walking only 19 in 75.1 career innings pitched. Laxer made four appearances for Lincoln earlier this season, striking out three batters in four and two-thirds frames. Continue Reading