June 28, 2008

New Jersey Hitmen and Tempe Knights

June 28th, 2008

New Jersey receives:
SP Xue-qin Yuan (27, ML) - $3.4

Tempe receives:
SP Ross Hanlon (24, AAA) - minor league contract

Since Then:
Yuan appeared in only one game with New Jersey before being traded to Yuma a couple weeks later (7/14/08). He has since signed with Kentucky in '09. As of '09, he grades out as a poor pitcher who is best suited in a mop-up role.

Hanlon had a cup of coffee with Tempe in '08 appearing in 5 games. As of '09, he has yet toshow anything up at the big league level and may be better suited as a minor league pitcher.

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