Houston’s Gone? We Have A Problem…

(PR) Bridgewater, NJ – The Five-Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots have announced that right-handed pitcher Ryan Houston has been signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and will report to Triple-A.

Houston was 2-2 with a 4.18 ERA, 37 strikeouts, and 18 saves in 28 innings pitched for the Patriots so far this season. He was selected to play in the Atlantic League All-Star Game earlier in July, where he came in relief to strikeout the only batter he faced.

He has four seasons of Triple-A experience in the Toronto Blue Jays, Houston Astros, and Milwaukee Brewers organizations.

Houston spent the 2009 season in Nashville, the Triple-A affiliate of the Brewers, and finished with a 5-4 record, a 3.62 ERA, seven saves, and 42 strikeouts in 49.2 innings pitched in 40 games played.

He has a career record of 43-41, a 4.08 ERA, and 677 strikeouts in 752.1 innings pitched in 358 games played.

The 2010 Somerset Patriots Season presented by Ford is underway. For tickets, stop by the Patriots Ticket Office located at the ballpark, call (908) 252-0700, or visit http://www.somersetpatriots.com.

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