December 14, 2007

West Virginia Coal Sox and Connecticut Nutmeggers

March 30th, 2007

Connecticut receives:
3B Rick Glendenning (25, ML) -$0.38/$0.38/$0.38/arbitration/arbitration/arbitration
C Willie Jeffries (25, AAA) - minor league contract
SP Yugoro Kiyomizu (21, A) - minor league contract

West Virginia receives:
1B Alberto Benítez (32, ML) - $5.5/$5.5

Since then:
Benítez was traded to San Antonio on 7/31/08. San Antonio traded Benítez back to West Virginia on 6/28/08. Benítez has been a high contact, gap hitter for West Virginia at the 1B/DH slot.

Glendenning was released by West Virgina shortly and claimed off waivers by Florida on 7/09/07. He has spent a majority of his career at the AAA level.
Jeffries has been traded back to West Virginia on 7/08/07. He has been traded multiple times including to San Antonio and Canton where he has served mostly as a AAA player.
Kiyomizu continues to progress through Connecticut's farm system and has a shot to make it to the big leagues.

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