THIBODAUX – After nearly doubling both its 2008 overall and Southland Conference win totals in 2009, the Nicholls State University baseball team has continued to build momentum during the summer. Continue reading →
DURHAM, N.C.-Louisiana State and Texas lead all schools by placing five players apiece on Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 19 different summer college leagues and Team USA. It’s the second straight year Texas has placed five players on BA’s summer lists. Continue reading →
Anchorage run-ruled South Tulsa 10-0 in five innings with three runs in each of the 1st, 2nd and 5th innings and one in the 4th. The Glacier Pilots were led by Brian Harr as he went 2 for 3 with three RBI’s. Luke Yoder scored three times. Tyler Henry goes all five innings for Anchorage striking out 7 and giving up only 3 hits.Anchorage advances to…Read More »
Gunnison Wins Wild One In 10
Gunnison came from behind twice to defeat Park City Rangers 4-3 in 10 innings. There were 8 batters hit by a pitch and 1 really bizzare play that had everyone confused. In the eight inning, with Park City down 3-2, they had the bases loaded with no one out. Tanner Stevenson flied out to center field. Stevenson kept running and was…Read More »
MANHATTAN, Kan. – Each Monday, k-statesports.com takes look at current and former Wildcats in collegiate summer leagues and in the professional ranks.
Coastal Plain League
Playing for the Fayetteville (N.C.) Swap Dogs, sophomore-to-be Jason King went 6-for-23 last week to raise his average… King’s best game came on Thursday in an 8-4 victory against Martinsville as he went 3-for-4 with one run scored and two RBI… King’s average now sits at .257 with six doubles, two triples, one home run and 10 RBI… Another future sophomore, Carter Jurica, went 1-for-17 last week, lowering his season average to .219 with three doubles and 14 RBI… His lone hit of the week also came against Martinsville on Thursday… The Swap Dogs, who finished the first half of the season in second place in the south division, is off to a 4-5 start to the second half.
With the season nearly half over, kuathletics.com checks in with the several current Jayhawks who are playing on summer collegiate teams. Many of these players compete with the best underclassmen in college baseball during their time away from KU.
# Buck Afenir (Jr., catcher) is enjoying a productive season for the San Diego Waves of the Western Baseball Association. As of July 8, the Escondido, Calif. native was hitting .315 with 11 doubles, three homers and 23 RBIs. However, Afenir’s most surprising number of the summer is the five stolen bases he has successfully attempted. He has never been called on to steal a base at KU.
Texas has 4 players on the Wareham Gateman Roster- Brandon Workman, Connor Rowe, and Russell Moldenhauer-( Russell had successful Knee surgery and will be rehabbing it this summer) To read more about Wareham
Lee Johnson, Tant Shepherd and Jordan Danks (Jordan was drafted in the 7th round by the White Sox and is showing the White Sox that he can use a wooden bat.) are playing in the M.I.N.K. League with the Beatrice Bruins. Roster, Schedule, and Stats