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Lynn sold to Devil Rays

June 16, 2005 - Central Baseball League (Central League) News Release

Fort Worth Cats RHP Kevin Lynn was sold to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays organization on Thursday, and will report immediately to single-A Visalia of the California League. The Central League's SLAM Baseball Pitcher of the Month for May, Lynn went 8-1 with a 2.70 ERA in nine outings for the first-place Cats, leading the league in wins and innings pitched with 60.

The Augusta, Georgia, native is in his fifth season in professional baseball and was in his second in the Central League. Last year, Lynn, 26, went 3-1 with a 5.02 ERA for Brockton of the Northeast League. A Clemson University graduate, his first professional season was in 2001 with Kalamazoo of the Frontier League. His other Central League stint came in 2003, when he went 7-9 in 22 games for the Alexandria Aces.

Lynn is the second Central League player to be sold to a major league organization this season. Edinburg's Aaron Sisk, sold to the Chicago Cubs organization on May 16, is currently hitting .343 with six home runs for single-A Peoria of the Midwest League.

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