To be able to convince the man he considered the team MVP last summer to return was a coup for Winnipeg Goldeyes manager Rick Forney.
Veteran outfielder Jon Weber will be back for an entire season, the American Association club announced Tuesday.
come give it another whirl, Weber said from his Lakewood, Calif., home. I going to try it again, it might as well be there where you treatedtreated cheap Penguins jerseys
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be treated. was not able to convince Weber to come until June last year because the talented Weber has been a much sought after commodity over the years. He spent the off season playing baseball in both Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
was waiting for a Triple A job, but it won happen right now and I don want to go to another minor league camp, said Weber, who also passed on an offer from another team in Mexico. town in Mexico is a little shady, so I decided to go back to a place where it safe for my family and where I know it will be tough and where we treated great. 34, hit .326 with 10 home runs and 65 RBI in 69 games with the Goldeyes last season. He also tied catcher/first baseman Luis Alen for the team lead in doubles (30).
single handedly changed our season last year, Forney said in a release. about as productive as you can be for a veteran player in our league. fan favourite was also a key contributor in the Goldeyes best of five semifinal series that they lost to the St. Paul Saints 3 2, as he hit .455 with three RBI.
people see on the field, that obvious, said Forney, who had been chasing Weber for some time. they don see about Jon Weber is that he a great leader in the clubhouse. He a veteran that cares deeply about winning every day. That infectious and we are thrilled to have him back. veteran of 1,220 professional games, Weber has played 13 professional seasons, including parts of six seasons at Triple A. He was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 31st round (935th overall) of the 1997 MLB Amateur Draft. He has since played for eight different Major League organizations.
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room for Weber, the Goldeyes dealt veteran outfielder Cristian Guerrero to the Sioux Falls Pheasants for a player to be named later. Guerrero was signed as a free agent earlier this off season after playing the last four with the Gary SouthShore RailCats.
pleased we were able to find Cristian another job in Sioux Falls, Forney said.
Although the Fish are experiencing a major turnover this offoff womens Penguins jersey
season, Weber is familiar with a number of the new players.
know Scott Thorman and I played against Chris Roberson, he said. should have a prettypretty Penguins jerseys cheap
good squad. We be a contender, but I won say we going to win the championship because you never know in baseball.