The Armada announced on Friday the team has agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Tacker. The 6'1" pitcher spent 2008 in the Oakland Athletics system with the Kane County Cougars in the Midwest League (A-) and the Vancouver Bears of the Northwest League (A-).
Tacker, 25, was drafted by the Oakland Athletics in 2007 after a steller season with Rice University. In 2007, he went 9-1 for Rice with a 3.01 ERA in 71.2 innings of work en route to being named Conference USA Pitcher of the Year. During his collegiate career, he struck out 107 batters while walking only 56.