The of the Can-Am League have obtained via trade infielder Brandon Pinckney from the Worcester Tornadoes. In exchange for Pinckney, the Tornadoes receive infielder Melvin Falu.
Pinckney, a native of Sacramento, CA, was a 2003 draft choice of the Cleveland Indians in the 12th round of the June draft. He has played as high as the AAA level in his 10 minor pro seasons and was most recently with Worcester, for whom he batted .339 with four homers and 25 RBI over 56 games.
Falu, who was acquired on July 12 by Rockland as a free agent, appeared in eight games for the Boulders, batting .257 with no homers and four RBI.
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