Thursday, December 17, 2009

Former Lion Closer Traded to Twins

Former Southeastern Lion closer Chris Province has been traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Minnesota Twins.

Province, a fourth round pick out of Southeastern in the 2007 MLB draft, projects as a middle reliever or closer with his new team. The 6’3 right hander posted a 2.60 ERA in 43 appearances over 79.2 innings with the Double A Portland Sea Dogs of the Eastern league in 2009. Province struck out 55 batters and was named a 2009 Eastern League All Star.

The Slidell, LA native currently is the Lions All Time career saves leader with 14.

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