After a brief stint with the Los Angeles Dodgers in which he did not make an appearance, RHP Nathan Eovaldi has been optioned back to Chattanooga. Additionally,
OF Brian Cavazos-Galvez
has been reassigned to Rancho Cucamonga.
Prior to his promotion on April 27th, Eovaldi posted a 2.08 ERA in four starts for the Lookouts but did not factor into any decisions. In 13 innings of works, he notched 14 strikeouts against just 10 hits and three walks.
The former 11th round pick began the 2011 season with Chattanooga, where he went 6-5 with a 2.62 ERA in 20 appearances (19 starts). He was promoted to Los Angeles and made his debut on August 6th. He went on to go 1-2 with a 3.63 ERA in 10 appearances for the Dodgers.
Baseball America, has rated Eovaldi the third best prospect in the Dodgers organization and possesses the top fastball among prospects in the organization.
Cavazos-Galvez played in 20 games for the Lookouts, hitting .167 with a team-leading four home runs. In 2011, he played in 116 games for the Lookouts, where he hit at a .277 clips with 27 doubles, five triples, 14 homers, 61 RBIs, and 13 stolen bases.
The 2009 12th
round selection had a contrasting split last season for the Lookouts. During the first half of the season (197 at-bats), he hit .259 with three home runs, but hit .294 with 11 home runs in the second half of the season (214 at-bats).