Monday, January 23, 2012

Skeeters take seven players in expansion draft including Josh Banks

The Sugar Land Skeeters selected seven players including 2011 Duck Josh Banks in the Atlantic League Expansion Draft Friday.

Banks was selected in the 2nd round (50th overall) in the 2003 MLB Amateur Draft by the Toronto Blue Jays.

From 2007-2010 he had brief stints in the major leagues with Toronto, San Diego, and Houston.

In 2011 Banks had a 1-1 record with a 4.24 ERA in 3 games for the Ducks.

Here's the complete list of selected players:

Josh Banks -Long Island
Logan Kensing - Bridgeport (going to spring training with Pirates)
Ryan McKeller - Camden
Iggy Suarez - Lancaster
Ryan Houston - Somerset
Octavio Maritnez - York
Ben Harrison - Southern Maryland

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