Rommie Lewis, a 6-foot-5, 230-pound left-hander who has been pitching professionally since 2001 while tasting the major leagues for all of 20 appearances (Toronto), spent all season with the Bluefish, earning first-team Atlantic League honors. Now 30, Lewis had better than a four-to-one strikeout to walk ratio while posting a 2.01 earned run average in 48 relief outings (3-1, seven saves). He not only signed recently with Arizona, but also has been invited to the Diamondbacks' spring training camp.
Right-hander Daniel Stange was at Bridgeport only long enough to pitch four innings spread over three outings before San Diego picked up his contract. The 27-year-old spent seven years in the Arizona farm system, and now will have a chance to be seen by top Padres brass in their major league camp.
JOHN LINDSEY HEADED TO DETROIT CAMP
While we have not independently confirmed it, one solid source is reporting that onetime Can-Am League standout first baseman John Lindsey (New Jersey Jackals) will be in camp with the American League champion Detroit Tigers.
Lindsey spent half of last season pounding 15 home runs for the Tigers' top farm club in Toledo, OH.
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