Arizona and Rimouski announced today in a joint press conference that 22-year-old minor league LHP Ron Ehresman and 22-year-old RHP Nick Seer will be going to the Fighting Moose in exchange for 32-year-old C Gordie Lazenby, 21-year-old 3B Jorge Velazquez, 20-year-old minor league LF Alex Ortiz and 21-year-old minor league LHP Sam Popovich. “It’ll be exciting to join a new organization,” one player said. “Some of us could use a fresh start.” The players have each passed physicals and are expected to report by day’s end.
Presently Velazquez is hitting .067 with no home runs and 1 RBIs. He has played in 5 games and scored 1 times.
The Cowboys are currently tied with California for last place in the AEL West at 3-5, 2 games behind Anchorage. The Rimouski Fighting Moose are 1 game behind Toronto in the LL West, at 5-3.