Some Minor League news courtesy of Inland Empire 66ers Director of Broadcasting Sam Farber...
San Bernardino, CA - The Inland Empire 66ers have filled their available roster spot with one of the Angels top arms in their minor league system, former Angels Minor League Pitcher of the Year Trevor Reckling. This brings the 66ers roster total up to 25 active players, not including major league rehab assignment Bobby Cassevah.
Reckling was a Texas League All-Star last season, going (4-7) with a 3.73 ERA in 17 starts including two complete games. Reckling flew past the California League in 2009 when he made just three starts at High-A with a 0.95 ERA and .138 batting average against. He has spent the bulk of the past three seasons at AA Arkansas or higher, but joins the 66ers to begin his 2012 season after being called up from extended spring training.
The 66ers season opening homestand continues at San Manuel Stadium with a three game series against the Modeseto Nuts. Tickets are on sale now both at the 66ers box office and online at www.66ers.com. For more information on the Inland Empire 66ers please contact Sam Farber, Director of Broadcasting, at 909-495-7632 .