For better or worse….
Following the baseball draft and evaluating injuries, the Madison Mallards waived five players from the roster Tuesday, allowing room for active replacements. Head coach C.J. Thieleke waived pitchers Ryan Zink and Steve Turnbull, field players Joseph Spiers and Travis Sweet and catcher Dusty Napoleon.
P Ryan Zink, Illinois-Chicago, JR., 17th Rd. (544th Overall), New York Yankees
CAT Dusty Napoleon, Univ. Iowa, JR., 19th Rd. (600th Overall), Oakland Athletics
IF/OF Travis Sweet, Univ. Iowa, JR., 29th Rd. (891st Overall), Houston Astros
Free Agent Pickup:
IF Joseph Spiers, Northern Illinois, JR., Free Agent Pickup
P Steve Turnbull, Univ. Iowa, SO., Injured