Milton Meteors starter Edwin Rivera, drafted in the 10th round just this past June by the Ohio Oxen, will miss ten months after tearing a rotator cuff while pitching yesterday.
The 21-year-old from Mexico has had a circuitous route to his present posting at the Ohio Short Season A affiliate. He was originally signed out of Mexico by Battle Creek in 2011, before being released in 2013. In April of this year, he was set to join the Bull Oceanic League’s Sydney Sailors as a free agent, but with news the league was going to fold or evolve, went into the 2017 first year player draft as a BOL free agent. Ohio signed him 233rd overall in the June draft. Continue reading “Draftee Rivera Out Ten Months”