Pensacola's Phil Devey sold to Seattle Mariners
June 9, 2004 - Central Baseball League (Central League) News Release
Durham, N.C. -- Pensacola pitcher Phil Devey was sold on Wed., June 9 to the Seattle Mariners and will report to Double-A San Antonio.
Devey was 3-1 with a 1.46 ERA in six starts this year. In 37 innings of work, he had allowed 11 runs, six unearned, while striking out 35. Devey's best start of the year came on June 2, when he tossed seven shutout innings, giving up two hits and striking out nine against Jackson.
Devey was originally selected in the fifth round of the 1999 MLB draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. He ascended to the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate in Las Vegas of the Pacific Coast League (The Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate) in 2001, 2002 and 2003, making 10 starts in 2002 and going 2-4 with 5.83 ERA.
Devey becomes the second Central Baseball League player in a week to be sold, as Edinburg's Jeremy Flanagan was bought by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on May 31.
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