The 27-year-old split the 2008 season between the Canadian cities of Calgary and Edmonton when they were in the Golden League, and two years later the right-hander got his initial major league opportunity when he relieved six times (0-0, 4.76) for Boston.
No, Coello is not Canadian. He was born in Bayonne, NJ, and went to high school and college in Florida.
While the move sounds like it could serve as temporary relief for the bullpen, one never knows. Coello was 3-1, 3.22 this season at Triple-A Las Vegas, with the last two of his 17 appearances as a starter. He was striking out an impressive 9.4 hitters for every nine innings of work. Coello had been a non-roster invitee to the major league spring training camp this year.
ALL-STAR RE-JOINS KANSAS CITY T-BONES
American Association RBI king Ray Sadler, who drove in 100 runs while earning all-star outfield honors last season, is returning to the Kansas City (KS) T-Bones, and likely will be in the lineup against Amarillo when a weekend series gets under way at Community America Ballpark tonight (Friday). Sadler had been playing in Italy.
"He's a constant reminder of how to do the little things to help your team win," Manager Kenny Hook said. "He embodies all that you hear about veteran leadership."
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