Evansville–The Evansville Otters of Indiana have traded second-year outfielder Kurt Wertz, Jr. to Joliet Slammers of Illinois in exchange for outfielder Denzel Richardson of St. Maarten.
Richardson, 22, spent four years in the Colorado Rockies’ minor league system.
Richardson, wearing number five and playing in the outfield, in eight games with the Slammers, hit .360 in 25 at bats. He scored two runs off nine hits. He had two doubles. He was named Player of the Game in only his second appearance for the Slammers.
In the first game with the Otters Richardson hit .400 in five at bats. He scored two runs off two hits. One was a double.
Source: Daily Herald
St. Maarten’s Richardson traded to the Otters