Laffey Up, Barfield Down
Aaron made his first start of the 2009 minor league season on Sat., April 11 in Louisville for AAA Columbus, a 5-1 win for the Bats (3.1IP, 6H, 5R/ER, 2BB, 1K, 60P). He was originally slated to pitch the night before, but the game was rained out. He was optioned to AAA Columbus out of spring training on March 25 after going 1-2 w/a 6.92 ERA in 5 spring starts (13.0IP, 15H, 11R/10ER, 0HR, 4BB, 9K, .288avg) in Arizona. He will again wear #32.
Barfield has appeared in 1 regular season game in 2009 (PR) after breaking camp with the club.