Bisons Promoted LHP Scott Lewis, INF/OF Jared HeadAugust 14, 2008 - International League (IL) - Buffalo Bisons
The Bisons also placed RHP Brian Slocum on the disabled list (retroactive to August 12) and INF Morgan Ensberg on the temporary inactive list (retroactive to August 12). C Armando Camacaro, who was on the team's disabled list, has been transferred to Double-A Akron.
Lewis, 24, has been having an outstanding season at Double-A Akron. Overall, he is 6-2 with 2.33ERA in 13 starts (73.1IP, 62H, 22R, 19ER, 9BB, 61K). The southpaw has allowed just two earned runs in his last seven starts, posting a 3-0 record and a 0.41ERA since July 9 (44.1IP, 41K). On the season, Double-A batters are hitting just .224 off him with two home runs in 277 at-bats.
Lewis was the Cleveland Indians 3rd round selection (77th) overall) of the 2004 First-Year Player Draft.
Head has spent all of the 2008 season with Single-A Kinston in his third year of professional baseball. In 83 games, he has hit .224 with 10 home runs, 43RBI and 11 stolen bases (61-272, 14 2B, 2 3B, 44R). On the season, he has averaged .309 (21-68) with four home runs and 34RBI while batting with runners in scoring position. Head was a non-drafted free agent, signed in August of 2005.
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