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Champions Activate Chrismon, Place Luna on Waivers

2017 June 13

Ottawa, ON – The OTTAWA CHAMPIONS have activated RHP AUSTIN CHRISMON from the disabled list and placed RHP ALEX LUNA on irrevocable waivers.

CHRISMON, 24, is 2-1 with a 4.94 ERA in four starts so far in 2017. Over 23.2 innings pitched he has 15 strikeouts and only three walks.

The Newport News, VA native was struck in the head by a line drive off the bat of Sussex County’s Jay Austin in the third inning of his last start. He stayed in the game but was placed on the DL afterwards for precautionary reasons.

LUNA, 24, appeared in seven games for the Champions in 2017, compiling a 1-0 record and 8.40 ERA with 16 strikeouts and 10 walks in 15 innings pitched.

The Huntsville, AL native was originally drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 10th round of the 2015 draft out of the University of Alabama Birmingham.

Ottawa Champions single game tickets can be purchased online at, by phone at 613-745-2255, or in person at the RCGT Park box office.

Tickets for the 2017 Can-Am League vs. American Association All-Star Game scheduled for July 25th in Ottawa are also on sale and can be purchased in the same manner.