Found April 13, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
On Saturday morning the Angels promoted LHP Michael Roth from AA Arkansas.  Who, you might ask is Michael Roth and why should we care?  A few reasons.  It isn't as if Roth is a special prospect, in fact in terms of projectibility he may be as "run of the mill" as they come.  Roth is an interesting prospect because of the circumstances surrounding the promotion and his past. Roth led the South Carolina Gamecocks to three consecutive College World Series appearances.  He was one of the more decorated collegiate pitchers around, garnering an All-American selection his junior year and several other league and tournament awards.  You would think given the huge amount of success he's experienced that Roth would be a highly sought after pitcher, however, the Angels were able to scoop up Michael Roth in the 9th round of last season's draft and gave him a bonus below slot level.   Roth was a senior at South Carolina, so it isn't as if he had a ton of negotia...
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