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Mojica Purchased by the Brewers
Friday, January 05, 2007
DURHAM, NC – The American Association of Independent Professional Baseball announced today that the Milwaukee Brewers have purchased the contract of St. Joe Blacksnakes INF Jimmy Mojica. Since the end of the 2006 season, Mojica is the eighth league player to be sold to a major league organization.
The 22-year-old Mojica hit .299 with 88 hits, 32 RBI, and five triples in 87 games for the Blacksnakes. The ten field managers and media members from throughout the league rewarded Mojica’s efforts by selecting him as the 2006 American Association Rookie Player of the Year.
The Leavenworth, KS resident came to St. Joe after playing collegiate baseball at Kansas City Community College. In 2005, he was named 1st Team All-Conference in the Jayhawk Community College Conference hitting .395 with eight home runs, 58 RBI, 70 runs scored and 21 doubles.