January 30, 2019 10:29 pm

Winnipeg Goldeyes bring back former American Association Player of the Year

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The Winnipeg Goldeyes are bringing back the 2017 American Association Player of the Year.

The Goldeyes announced on Wednesday they’ve re-signed outfielder Josh Romanski. The 32-year-old has played the last three seasons with the Goldeyes, having re-joined the Fish last June after initially starting the season in the Mexican League.

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Romanski still ended up 14th in the league’s batting race with a .314 average. He also had four homers, 39 runs and 30 RBI in 69 games with the Goldeyes last season.

Romanski signed with the New York Yankees organization as a pitcher and reached the triple-A level in 2013. He converted to a full-time outfielder in 2014 with the Gary SouthShore RailCats. He first joined the Goldeyes in 2016 and helped them win back-to-back American Association championships.

Out of a minimum of 1,500 plate appearances, his .314 career batting average ranks 10th all-time in American Association history.

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The Milwaukee Brewers’ draft pick is the 14th player under contract with the Goldeyes for next season.

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