Pitcher Dewon Brazelton, a former first-round draft pick who pitched three innings for the Biscuits in 2005, has signed with the independent Camden Riversharks. He went through an open tryout Saturday.
Brazelton was 8-25 with a 6.38 ERA with Tampa Bay from 2002-2005. The Rays demoted him to the minors in 2005, but he refused to go to Triple-A and disappeared for a month. When he returned, Tampa Bay sent him to Montgomery. He threw in one game and was promptly promoted back to the majors.
The 28-year-old was with the San Diego organization in 2006 and in the Kansas City and Pittsburgh systems in 2007. He was released by St. Louis in spring training in 2008.