Four former CT Tigers will play winter ball

The Detroit Tigers announced player assignments  for the 2010-2011 winter ball season Thursday.

Former Connecticut Tigers right-handed pitchers Miguel Mejia, Luiz Sanz, Michael Torrealba and Robbie Weinhardt were among the players assigned to winter league teams.

Mejia and Weinhardt will play in Puerto Rico for the Gigantes de Carolina and the Senadores de San Juan respectively.  Sanz and Torrealba will play in Venezuela for the Leones del Caracas and the Tiburones de La Guaira respectively.

Here is the full list of Tigers participating in winter ball:

3B Audy Ciriaco-Dominican Republic-Escogido
OF Andy Dirks-Dominican Republic-Azucareos/Toros
OF Alexis Espinoza-Venezuela-Caribes
RHP Alfredo Figaro-Dominican Republic-Estrellas
OF Jeff Frazier-Dominican Republic-Estrellas
OF Avisail Garcia-Venezuela-Caribes
OF Edwin Gomez-Puerto Rico-Criollas
RHP Enrique Gonzalez-Venezuela-Tiburones
RHP Ryan Ketchner-Dominican Republic-Estrellas
INF Max Leon-Mexico-Tomateros
RHP Luis Marte-Dominican Republic-Escogido
RHP Miguel Mejia-Puerto Rico-Giants
OF Aldo Navia-Columbia-Aquilas
SS Gustavo Nunez-Dominican Republic-Escogido
RHP Lester Oliveros-Venezuela-Caribes
RHP Jose Ortega-Venezuela-Magallanes
LHP Wilfredo Ramirez-Venezuela-Tiburones
INF Ramon Santiago-Dominican Republic-Gigantes
RHP Luis Sanz-Venezuela-Leones
RHP Michael Torrealba-Venezuela-Tiburones
RHP Brayan Villarreal-Venezuela-Caribes
RHP Thad Weber-Venezuela-Leones
RHP Robbie Weinhardt-Puerto Rico-Senadores
OF Casper Wells-Puerto Rico-Senadores

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