Majewski Sent to Double-A ; Patton to Dunedin

Majewski Sent to Double-A ; Patton to Dunedin

Outfielder Dustin Majewski and catcher John Schneider were added to New Hampshire's roster from Single-A Dunedin. In other moves outfielder Justin Singleton was sent from the Fisher Cats to the Triple-A Syracuse SkyChiefs today, and Cory Patton was sent to Single-A Dunedin.

Majewski takes the place of Singleton while Schneider takes the place of pitcher Connor Falkenbach, who was sent to Dunedin from New Hampshire yesterday.

The 24-year-old Majewski joins the Fisher Cats for the first time. He began this season with Dunedin and was hitting .271 with seven home runs and 41 RBI in 64 games. He had also drawn 39 walks for an on-base percentage of .398. He was originally drafted by Oakland in the third round of the 2003 draft out of the University of Texas. He was traded from Oakland to Toronto this past offseason in exchange for pitcher Chad Gaudin. He spent last season as a member of the Stockton Ports, High-A affiliate of the Athletics, where he hit .272 with 20 homers and 73 RBI in 136 games.

The 26-year-old Schneider will begin his second stint with the Fisher Cats this season. He was on New Hampshire's roster from April 29-May 9. During that span, he played in four games and went 4-for-10 with an RBI. He has also played 16 games with Dunedin and three games in Syracuse in 2006. He was originally selected by the Blue Jays in the 13th round of the 2002 draft out of the University of Delaware.

The 27-year-old Singleton was hitting .194 with four RBI in nine games for New Hampshire. He began this season with Triple-A Syracuse, hitting .194 with one home run and two RBI in nine games. He was then inactive until joining Single-A Dunedin June 8. He played in four games, going 3-for-14 (.214) with two RBI. Singleton spent part of last season with New Hampshire, hitting .213 with three home runs and nine RBI in 21 games. He spent the entire 2004 season with the Fisher Cats and was a member of the 2004 Eastern League Champion team, hitting .236 with 16 homers and 50 RBI in 129 games. He was originally signed by the Blue Jays as a non-drafted free agent on September 5, 2000.

Patton batted .290 with 10 home runs and 44 runs batted in during his 62 games with Lansing this season.

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