Lewis excelled out of Bridgeport’s bullpen last season, posting a 2.05 ERA with seven saves in 47 appearances and 52.2 innings pitched. He had a strikeout to walk ratio better than 4:1, fanning 45 while walking just 11. In 2011 he made six appearances out of the Toronto Blue Jays bullpen, and got into 14 games with Toronto a season prior in 2010. In 10 professional seasons, Lewis has accumulated 48 minor league saves, 25 of which came in 2002 at Class A Delmarva in Baltimore’s system. He was originally drafted in the fourth round by the Orioles in 2001.