In minor league news today, 2003 first round pick Kyle Sleeth will make his first start since September 2004. He missed all of last year after undergoing Tommy John surgery 51 weeks ago. He’ll be pitching for the Lakeland Tigers.
The L-Tigers also found that they will have 5 representatives on the FSL All Star team. Jair Jurrgens, Kevin Whelan, Jeff Hahn, Chris Robinson, and Jeff Frazier made the team. Surprisingly Jeff Larish didn’t.
Finally, L-Tiger Victor Mendez won the FSL player of the week award and Whitecap Ramon Garcia won the Midwest League pitcher of the week award.