WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Goldeyes manager Rick Forney announced today that the baseball club has traded veteran outfielder Mike Coles to the Lincoln Saltdogs in exchange for future considerations and signed infielder Kevin Moesquit to a contract.
Moesquit, 22, played three seasons in the Los Angeles Angels system after being selected by the Angels in the 17th round of the 2010 MLB amateur draft. In 49 games with Single-A Burlington of the Midwest League, he hit .235 with 13 RBI and five stolen bases.
A year ago with Single-A Cedar Rapids of the Midwest League, he hit .237 with two home runs, 31 RBI and 16 stolen bases in 107 games.
Coles, 30, hit .240 with seven RBI and nine stolen bases in 19 games with the Goldeyes this season.
The Goldeyes now have 21 players in their active roster, including 10 pitchers and 11 position players.
The Goldeyes complete a four-game series in Quebec City against the Capitales this afternoon at 12 p.m.
Tickets for all Goldeyes games are available through Ticketmaster by click on Ticketmaster.ca, calling 1-855-GOLDEYE or visiting any Ticketmaster outlet, including the Shaw Park box office.