September 24, 2008

Kentucky Thoroughbreds and Canton Longshoremen

December 1st, 2008

Kentucky receives:
SP Ricardo Alonso (27, AAA) - $0.69/arbitration/arbitration/arbitration

Canton receives:
SP Zhu Mar (23, AA) - minor league contract

Since Then:
Alonso spent the majority of the '09 season at Kentucky's big ball club. He went 5-6 with a 5.49 ERA. Overall, Alonso is a limited pitcher who is best suited in a mop-up role or backend starter.

Mar was traded to Crystal Lake early in the '09 season (5/17/09). Possessing average talent all-around, Mar has a chance to become a long reliever or a bottom of the rotation starter.

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