(April 12, 2017: Avon, OH) With Spring Training now less than 2 weeks away, the Lake Erie Crushers have added 3 powerhouses to their 2017 roster. The Crushers have signed Outfielder- Brandon Murray, Pitcher-Adam Quintana and Catcher-Tanner Lubach to contracts for the 2017 season.
Murray was born in the Bahamas and played college baseball at the College of Charleston in South Carolina. He hit .306 his junior season with 9 home runs and a team high 54 RBI.
Tanner Lubach played college ball at Nebraska. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the 9th round of the 2015 draft, subsequently, spending 2 years in the Angels system, before signing with the Crushers this week.
Adam Quintana pitched for the High Desert Mavericks, in the affiliated California League, during the 2016 season. The former Texas Ranger farm-hand went 8-4 last season with a 4.34 Earned Run Average.
The Crushers currently have 33 players scheduled to report to spring training April 26th at Sprenger Health Care Stadium. The final roster for opening day, which is Friday May 12th against the Joliet Slammers, will be scaled down to 24 men. Tickets to all Crushers games are on sale now and can be purchased at the Sprenger Stadium Box Office, by calling the Crushers at 440-934-3636, or on-line at www.lakeeriecrushers.com.