Roster Shuffle nets 2nd Round Pick Zastryzny
BOISE, Idaho – The Boise Hawks, in conjunction with the Chicago Cubs, have announced that 2013 second-round pick Rob Zastryzny (left) is one of three players added to the short-season roster prior to tonight’s game with the Tri-City Dust Devils.
Also heading to the Treasure Valley are tenth-round pick Zack Godley and former Hawk, Dae-Eun Rhee, while a pair of players – outfielder Jacob Hannemann and pitcher Carlos Martinez, have been placed on the seven-day disabled list.
Zastryzny will make his professional debut with the Hawks after playing collegiately at the University of Missouri. The lefty had a 2-9 record in 13 starts for the Tigers, posting a 3.38 ERA – as his offensive provided just two runs per outing, striking out 82 men in 90 innings. Originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Zastryzny becomes the fourth player from Canada on the Hawks roster.
Godley (right) joins the Hawks after making one appearance at rookie-level Mesa, allowing a run on two hits in one inning of work. Drafted out of the University of Tennessee, the right-hander led the Southeastern Conference in innings pitched, tossing 108 innings in 2013, going 5-7 with a 3.49 ERA, striking out 98 men.
Rhee heads to Boise continuing to rehab after an undisclosed injury landed him on the Double-A Tennessee Smokies disabled list on April 15. The right-hander, from Seoul, South Korea, was 1-0 with a 0.87 ERA in two starts earlier this season, then made two appearances last week in Mesa, allowing one earned run on five hits in four innings of work. Rhee, who missed portions of the 2008 and 2009 season due to Tommy John Surgery, made two appearances for the Hawks in 2009. Last season, the six-year veteran posted a 9-8 record and a 4.81 for Tennessee.
Hannemann and Martinez head to the disabled list with undisclosed injuries and will return to the Cubs training facility in Mesa, Ariz. Hannemann placed in 11 games for the Hawks, hitting .280 with three doubles, two triples, a homer and three RBI, while Martinez was 3-0 with a 0.77 ERA in six appearances, allowing just one earned run on five hits in 11 innings of work.