(Quebec) The Quebec Capitales got their hands on the pitcher Sean Gleason. The right-hander experience has just been fired from the Atlantic League.
Gunner from Colorado will soon be 31 years. The manager Patrick Scalabrini gives him a valuable veteran position in alignment with the fourth and last starting pitcher Karl Gelinas and players of infield Jonathan Malo and Jordan Lennerton. In the chart of the independent club, Gleason replaces Deryk Hooker, sacked Saturday.
Gleason is a choice of 20 th round of the Baltimore Orioles in 2007 and the 25th round of the Boston Red Sox in 2006 and operates in the professional ranks since 2007 and reached the AAA affiliate of the Orioles in 2011 and 2012. in 370 games with the pros of 10-year career, he compiled a 4.59 earned run average, 624 strikeouts and 292 walks.
The athlete from 5 ’11’ ‘and 210 lbs began this season in Mexico, donning the uniform of Oaxaca Guerreros for six outputs and one of Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz to 10 outputs. He then joined the Bees New Britain, Connecticut, in the Atlantic League, considered the best independent circuit in North America.
In the uniform of the Bees, Gleason was called to the mound 15 times, the last four as a starter. His overall average has been 6.75 earned runs in 38.2 innings with 27 strikeouts and only six walks. His last performance took place on Friday, a 8-2 defeat.
He should join ranks on Wednesday and be the gunner leaving the Capitals (37-28) Friday or Saturday. Martire Garcia faces the Eagles (23-44) Wednesday in Three Rivers, while the task to start the homestand against the Rockland Boulders (38-29) on Thursday to return Gélinas.
Boulders and capitals are neck and neck in four games and half of the top of the standings and New Jersey Jackals (43-25), visitors to the Municipal Stadium from next Monday.
Scalabrini working on other changes to the last third of the regular season. Obtaining a right-handed hitter and thrower appears another priority him to expect to win in the playoffs.
Players and coaches Capitals benefited Tuesday of a rare off to celebrate the marriage of hitting coach Mike Provencher and his dear Dominique Arsenault. As they met at the Municipal Stadium in Quebec when Provencher playing for the Capitals, that is where the reception was held.
Only reliever Jon Fitzsimmons had better things to do, being held in St. Paul, Minnesota, for common-star game of the Can-Am League and American Association. In a round, Fitzsimmons has not given point. His sequence of five batters were as follows: simple, base on balls, ball, and optional removal of elk. He returned to Quebec on Wednesday.