Fort Worth Cats sign Aaron CrowAugust 13, 2008 - American Association (AA) - Fort Worth Cats
Crow went 13-0 this past season for Missouri with a 2.35 ERA and 127 strikeouts in 107 innings and was the Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Year.
The Cats have won a modern-day record three straight independent league championships. Fort Worth won the American Association in 2006 and 2007 and captured the Central Baseball League championship in 2005.
The Cats have already qualified for the 2008 American Association playoffs by winning the first-half title in the South Division.
Kansas City pitcher Luke Hochevar was with the Cats in 2006 before becoming the No. 1 overall pick in the 2006 June draft by the Royals. Last season, Max Scherzer pitched for the Cats before signing a multi-million dollar deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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