User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


55° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Pheasants Trade Van Leur, Add Rookie Arm

August 14, 2012, 5:47 PM

Pheasants Trade Van Leur, Add Rookie Arm
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

The Sioux Falls Pheasants traded left-handed reliever Jack Van Leur to the Winnipeg Goldeyes on Tuesday in exchange for two players to be named later. They also signed hard-throwing rookie reliever Jordan Wellander.

Van Leur completes the offseason trade between the two clubs that brought slugger Cristian Guerrero to the Pheasants on April 18.

Van Leur, a native of Brandon, S.D., led the Pheasants with 39 appearances while posting a 3-1 record and a 3.78 ERA. He had seven walks and 23 strikeouts. He was particularly adept at retiring left-handed hitters, who batted just .154 with just two extra-base hits against him.

Wellander, 22, is a true rookie from Headland, Ala. After two seasons at Brevard Community College (Fla.), Wellander transferred to Barry University near Miami, Fla. He was their second leading starter this spring, his senior season, with a 5-5 mark and a 3.51 ERA. He walked just 17 and struck out 48 with a reported fastball in the mid 90s.

This summer, Wellander played for the U.S. Military All-Stars and then joined the St. Joseph Mustangs of the summer collegiate M.I.N.K league, helping them to a league championship.

The Pheasants begin a three-game home series with the Laredo Lemurs at 7:05 p.m. tonight at Sioux Falls Stadium.

Courtesy: Scott Beatty, Pheasants

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored
 

You may also like

Woman Says Man Drugged Her at Concert, Hopes Story Helps Others

5/19/2015 6:05 PM

It was supposed to be an unforgettable concert, but a woman says she cannot remember it because she believes someone drugged her.

Full Story | Watch
Chicken Doesn’t Recognize Boy After Hair Cut

5/19/2015 12:22 PM

Video of a young boy getting a hug from a chicken is collecting a flock of fans.

Full Story
Former Sioux Falls Teacher Sentenced To 15 Years

5/22/2015 11:04 AM

In February, Drueppel admitted she had a relationship with a student while working as a teacher at a Sioux Falls middle school.

Full Story
Police Officer Killed In Omaha Shooting

5/21/2015 5:42 AM

Police in Omaha, Nebraska, say a shootout between officers and a convicted felon has left an officer and the suspect dead.

Full Story
Elementary School's Playground Destroyed By Fire

5/23/2015 5:14 PM

Sioux Falls Fire Rescue put out a fire on the playground of Hawthorne Elementary Saturday afternoon that damaged the school.

Full Story


Events