Around the League

Marlins Purchase Contract of Former Major Leaguer Brett Eibner

(August 2, 2020, SUGAR LAND, TEXAS). – The Sugar Land Skeeters today announced that the Miami Marlins purchased the contract of former Major Leaguer Brett Eibner out of the Constellation Energy League.


Eibner, 31, becomes the second player to have his contract purchased from the Constellation Energy League, joining right-hander Fernando Rodney, who had his contract purchased by the Houston Astros.  


The former Kansas City Royals and Oakland A’s outfielder was a two-way player for the Eastern Reyes del Tigre of the Constellation Energy League. He threw 5 1/3 scoreless innings while striking out eight batters over five appearances. Eibner also appeared in seven games as an outfielder and designated hitter.


Eibner appeared with the Sugar Land Skeeters in 2019, carrying a 2.25 ERA through eight relief appearances, striking out eight batters.


The Kansas City Royals selected Eibner in the second round of the 2010 MLB Draft out of the University of Arkansas. He made his Major League debut in 2016 with the Kansas City Royals and appeared with the Oakland Athletics in 2016 as well. He appeared in 17 games with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2017.


Eibner has appeared in 87 games in the Major Leagues, all as a position player. He has eight career home runs, along with 28 RBIs. He began serving as a pitcher professionally in 2018 while in the minor league system of the Texas Rangers.


The Constellation Energy League features four professional baseball teams, including Team Texas, managed by Roger and Koby Clemens, Team Skeeters, managed by College Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Pete Incaviglia, the Sugar Land Lightning Sloths, managed by College Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Greg Swindell, and the Eastern Reyes del Tigre, managed by former Major League pitching coach, Dave Eiland. The four teams will play a combined total of 56 games, all at Constellation Field, from July 10 – Aug .30.  


For updates and more information on the Constellation Energy League and the Skeeters, please visit or follow the Skeeters on Facebook, Instagram (@sugarlandskeeters) and Twitter (@SL_Skeeters).


About the Sugar Land Skeeters

The Skeeters play at Constellation Field, a state-of-the-art stadium located at the intersection of State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 90A in Sugar Land. The Skeeters are a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) and play 126 regular-season games.  The Skeeters Baseball Foundation promotes youth education and healthy activities lifestyles by providing support to culturally, racially and economically diverse areas of the community.  For more information please call 281-240-4487 or visit

Search Archive »

Browse by Year »


Browse by Month »

July 2022
June 2022
May 2022
April 2022
March 2022
February 2022
January 2022
December 2021
November 2021
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2021
December 2020
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015