Skeeters Ink Cintron and Livingston

The Sugar Land Skeeters announced that they have signed infielder Alex Cintron and pitcher Bobby Livingston for the 2012 season.

Alex Cintron was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 36th round (1103rd overall) of the 1997 MLB Amateur Draft. He played in 680 major league games from 2001 to 2009 for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals. Cintron has a career .275 average with 33 home runs and 222 RBI in his major league career. Last season, he split time between San Diego Padres Triple-A affiliate Tuscon and Laguna in the Mexican League.

Bobby Livingston was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 4th round (129th overall) of the 2001 MLB Amateur Draft. In 2004, he had a 15-7 record with a 2.73 ERA for Wisconsin(A). Livingston had another stellar season in 2005 with Inland Empire (A+), when he posted a 12-6 record with a 3.57 ERA. Livingston pitched in the major leagues in 2006 for the Seattle Mariners, and in 2007 for the Cincinnati Reds. He has a 6.31 ERA with a 3-3 record in 61 innings pitched during his major league career. From 2008 to 2010, he had stops in the Cincinnati Reds, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Tampa Bay Rays organizations. Last season, he pitched for Laguna in the Mexican League.

Two great signings by the Skeeters. Cintron will add more power and experience to already powerful lineup, while Livingston will be in their starting rotation.

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