Hansen Heads West, Gebbers Comes to Clinton
Hawkins Gebbers joins club from extended Spring Training, Shaver Hansen promoted to High Desert
Clinton, IA – The Clinton LumberKings, in conjunction with the Seattle Mariners have announced the promotion of infielder Shaver Hansen to high-A High Desert and the addition of infielder Hawkins Gebbers from extended Spring Training.
Hansen, 22, hit .167 with three doubles and four RBI over 16 games with the LumberKings this season. Seattle’s sixth-round pick out of Baylor University last year, Hansen spent all of his 2009 action with Clinton, hitting .205 with seven doubles and seven RBI in 36 games.
Gebbers, 23, hit .301 with 13 doubles, two home runs and 21 RBI for short-A Everett last year. He was Seattle’s 33rd round selection last June out of Biola University.
The moves give the LumberKings a total of 25 players with one listed on the disabled list. No number is known for Gebbers, who joins the club today and will be in uniform tomorrow night in Burlington.
The LumberKings (19-19) open up a three-game road series at Burlington (13-24) tomorrow night at Community Field. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 PM. Listen to the game on AM 1390 KCLN in Clinton or live on the web at 1390kcln.com.