Cubs Sign Crushers Closer
(Avon, OH) The Lake Erie Crushers presented by Mercy, announced Thursday that the Chicago Cubs have purchased the contract of Closer Dalton Geekie. The former Atlanta Braves draft pick will report to Cubs extended Spring Training in Arizona, before being assigned to a club in the Chicago farm system.
"Dalton Geekie is an extremely talented young man with a ton of potential", stated Crushers Manager Cam Roth. "We appreciate the time he spent with our organization and wish him nothing but the best of success in the Cubs system."
Geekie signed with the Crushers in March and pitched in two games during the 2018 season. He registered Saves in both of the games in which he appeared without allowing a base hit and striking out three hitters. The Georgie resident is the first Player signed by a major league organization during the 2018 season.
The Lake Erie Crushers are located in Avon, Ohio and play in the Frontier League of independent professional baseball ( www.frontierleague.com ). For more information, you can contact the Crushers at 440-934-3636, visit our website at www.lakeeriecrushers.com, or email email@example.com
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