The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced several roster moves that affect the Chattanooga Lookouts. RHP Allen Webster has been promoted to Chattanooga from Rancho Cucamonga (A+) and is scheduled to start today's game on the mound. Also, LHP Wilkin De La Rosa has been reassigned to Chattanooga from Albuquerque (AAA), while current Lookout LHP Cole St. Clair has been placed on the disabled list.
Webster, 21, is the fifth ranked prospect in the Dodgers organization per Baseball America. In Rancho Cucamonga, he went 5-2 with a 2.33 ERA in nine starts. In 54 innings, he struck out 62, while yielding 46 hits and 21 walks.
The 18th round selection in the 2008 First-Year Player Draft out of McMichael High School (NC) spent the entire 2010 season at Great Lakes. He finished the season with a 12-9 record and a 2.88 ERA.
De La Rosa, who was originally an outfielder before converting to a pitcher in 2007, pitched in eight games for the Isotopes this season. He went 3-0 with a 2.25 ERA over eight innings.
The 26-year-old lefty reliever pitched for Trenton (AA - Yankees) last season, going 2-4 with a 5.33 ERA.
St. Clair has hitherto enjoyed a highly successful season out of the Lookouts bullpen. In 17.2 innings, he has notched 16 strikeouts, while yielding just 10 hits and two walks. He currently leads the team with a 1.02 ERA on the season.
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