Whitaker demoted to Class A

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Former Lufkin Panther Craig Whitaker has apparently been demoted to a Class A baseball club.

After posting a 4.97 ERA through 25 innings for the Richmond Flying Squirrels, Whitaker was reassigned to the Augusta GreenJackets.

In his debut for the 'Jackets, Whitaker threw 2.1 innings, giving up two hits, one earned run and a walk while striking out four.

Whitaker was selected 34th overall by the San Francisco Giants in the 2003 First-Year Player Draft.

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