Andy Weimer Sold to Cincinnati Reds
01/26/06 - Canadian American League (Can-Am) New Haven County Cutters
West Haven- The New Haven County Cutters proud members of the Can-Am League announced today RHP Andy Weimer signed with the Cincinnati Reds. The 6'2" pitcher compiled a 2-2 record, while recording 4 saves during the 2005 season.
Weimer a graduate of Le Moyne College in Syracuse New York, was drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 15th round in 2003. Andy spent two seasons with Tampa Bay Devil Rays organization splitting time between Hudson Valley (A) and Charleston (A).
Andy was one of ten pitchers who got an invitation for a special workout for the Reds, and he was the only one who got offered a contract. After off-season knee surgery in 2004, Andy came back and got stronger as the year went on, which played a key component during post-season play.
"This seems to be a really good opportunity for Andy. We are happy for him, and we always want to help our players advance their career. His special talent as a sidearm pitcher could take him a long way," said Bob Wirz Player Procurement for the New Haven County Cutters