Full name CAMERON CAIRNCROSS...Married, wife's name is Brooke...Resides in Cairns, Australia...Had planned
to pitch in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney for the Australian National Team before being called up to the major
leagues...Nickname bBoogerb...Enjoys fishing and riding his Harley in the off-season.2000The Australian-born left-hander made spent most of the season between AA Akron and AAA Buffalo before
making 15 appearances at the big league level in July & September...Began the season at AA Akron, compiling
an ERA of 2.13 over his first 14 games before being promoted to AAA Buffalo on May 14.
Was with the Bisons for 7 appearances (0-1, 4.15ERA, 4.1IP, 9H, 2ER) before being sent back to AA Akron on
June 10...Made 14 more appearances with Akron from June 10-July 17 (1.06ERA, 17.0IP, 11H, 2ER) before
having his contract purchased by Cleveland on July 17 when Andrew Lorraine was designated for assignment.
Cameron made his major league debut on July 20 vs. Kansas City, tossing a scoreless inning (1.0IP, 1H,
1BB)...With the appearance he became the 10th Australian-born player to appear on a major league roster and
first Australian Cleveland Indian...Made 5 appearances with the Indians, going 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA (4.0IP, 6H,
1R/ER) before being optioned to AAA Buffalo on August 4 when Tom Martin came off the DL.
Appeared in 8 games for the Bison after being sent to AAA and did not allow a run in 8 relief outings (3.2IP,
2H, 0R) before being recalled for a second and final time on September 1 when rosters expanded...Collected
his first major league win in a 12-11, 13.0 inning win over Baltimore in Jacobs Field on September 3...Over his
final 10 appearances after his Sept. 1 recall he was 1-0 with a 5.06 ERA (5.1IP, 5H, 3R/ER)...Only homer allowed
in 15 appearances with Cleveland was a three run shot to Troy O'Leary in the day game in Boston on September
21 (9-8 loss).
Combined over AA Akron and AAA Buffalo he was 1-1 with a 1.67 ERA and 5 saves in 43 outings (37.2IP, 33H,
7ER, 34SO), limiting minor league hitters to a .244 (33-135) average against with 3 homers...Left-handed
minor league hitters hit .224 (15-67) off him w/2 homers...At the big league level, major league hitters hit .306
(11-36) with 1 homer allowed...Lefties hit .300 (6-20) with 1 homer and righties hit .313 (6-16) with 0 homers.1999Spent the 1999 season between A Kinston (2-0, 0.00ERA, 6G) and AAA Buffalo (0-3, 5.21ERA, 19G), his
first season in the Indians organization...Was slowed at Buffalo by a broken pitching hand after punching the
dugout wall after a relief outing...Was on the DL from 6/10-8/8...Was also on the DL from 8/20-27...Went 0-
1 with a 2.25 ERA in 7 August games (8.0IP) after returning from broken hand...Was with Kinston from 5/1-
13 before his promotion to Buffalo on 5/15.1998Pitched professionally in Australia.1997Pitched for Rancho Cucamonga in the California League for the Padres after missing two seasons
following "Tommy John" surgery on his left elbow...California League batters hit .305 (81-266) off him with
5 HR allowed.1996Missed the entire season as a result of prior surgery.1995Missed the entire season due to left elbow surgery.1991Began his U.S. professional career in the system of the San Diego Padres.