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# Alex Kaminsky -

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: P
: Fostoria , Ohio
/:  R/R
: 6-1
: 200 lbs

The Ohio native was acquired by Joliet on Monday, August 4 from the Washington Wild Things in exchange for a player to be named later. Kaminsky was signed as a non-drafted free agent in 2010 by the Cleveland Indians, reaching as high as AA Akron in 2010. He finished 1-0 for the Aeros, allowing two hits and two walks while striking out three in three innings for Akron. Kaminsky started his independent professional baseball career with the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks of the American Association. The right-handed pitcher played for three different teams of the American Association in 2011, having his best stint with Shreveport-Bossier. He was 3-1 with a 2.40 ERA in five games for the Captains. In 30 innings pitched, Kaminsky yielded 33 hits and just seven walks while striking out 22. The 26-year old is no stranger however to the Frontier League. Since 2012, Kaminsky has pitched for four different teams in the league, having his best season in 2013 with Lake Erie. He finished 7-5 with a 3.28 ERA in 19 starts for the Crushers. He yielded 100 hits in 109.2 innings, walking just 40 hitters while recording 79 strikeouts. Kaminsky played his college baseball at Wright State University. He was a two-time Jewish Sports Review All-American and was named to the 2009 Horizon League All-Tournament team for the Raiders.