Crawdads Alumni Report March 16

Wednesday, March 16

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY: ­

Joey Gallo (’13, 3B/ Texas) cracked a two-run HR (3) in the fifth and also singled for the Rangers in their 5-4 win over Cleveland.

 

BIRTHDAYS:

James Boone (’06, OF) turns 33.

Jose Cardona (’15, OF) turns 22.

Josh Fauske (’96-’97, C-1B) turns 42.

Teodoro Martinez (’11, OF) turns 24.

Bob Mumma (’93-’94, C-1B) turns 45.

Jason Olsen (’96, P) turns 41.

 

CRAWDADS ALUMNI IN THE NEWS:

Jim Callis of mlb.com shows former Crawdads some love as top MLB prospects.

Dillon Tate (’15, P) answers five questions from Callis.

Carlos Lee (’96-’97, 3B) will manage Panama in the World Baseball Classic qualifier this weekend.

 

TRANSACTIONS:

Adam La Roche (’08, 1B) retired from major league baseball. He was a member of the Chicago White Sox in 2015 and was expected to return as the team’s DH in 2016.

 

TEXAS RANGERS:

Cleveland 4 Texas 5: Rajai Davis (’02-’03, OF/ Cleveland) 3-4; Tom Gorzelanny (’04, P/ Cleveland) 1 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR / Hanser Alberto (’12, 3B- SS/ Texas) 0-1, K; Lewis Brinson (’13-’14, OF/ Texas) 0-1, K; Ryan Cordell (’14, OF/ Texas) 0-3, 2 K; Nomar Mazara (’13-’14, OF/ Texas) 0-1, R; Rougned Odor (’12, 2B/ Texas); Jurickson Profar (’11, 15, SS/ Texas) 1-2, RBI; Drew Robinson ’12, 3B/ Texas) 0-1; Ryan Rua (’13, 2B/ Texas) 3-4, R, K; Jose Trevino (’15, C) 0-1; Martin Perez (’09, P/ Texas) 4 IP, 5 H, 1 ER, 4 K, 1 HR, win (1-0); Neil Martinez (’12, P/ Texas) 3.2 IP, 3 H, 2 ER, 4 K, 1 HR, HBP; Francisco Mendoza (’11, P/ Texas) 1/3 IP, 1 H, 1 K.

 

CACTUS LEAGUE:

Chicago Cubs 11 San Diego 1: Justin Grimm (’11, P/ Chicago) 1 IP, 1 H, 1 ER, 1 K; Neil Ramirez (’09-’10, P/ Chicago) 1 IP, 3 K.

Los Angeles Dodgers 6 Chicago White Sox 8: Leury Garcia (’09-’10, SS/ Chicago) 0-1; Zach Duke (’03, P/ Chicago) 1 IP, 1 K

Seattle 4 LA Angels 4: Luis Sardinas (’12, SS/ Seattle) 0-1, K.

 

GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE:

Baltimore 6 Toronto 6: Jose Bautista (’02, OF/ Toronto) 1-2, BB, R, RBI.

New York Mets 8 Miami 5: Tomas Telis (’11, C/ Miami) 0-2, K.

New York Yankees 6 Boston 3: Robbie Ross (’10, P/ Boston) 2/3 IP, 3 H, 5 R, 2 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, loss (0-1).

Washington 6 Houston 4: Sean Burnett (’01, P/ Washington) 1 IP, 1 BB, 1 K.

 

COLLEGES:

Morningside (IA) 8 (14-5) York (NE) 12: Brian Drent (’95, OF/ Head Coach MU)

New Jersey Tech 6 George Washington 0 (10-6): Gregg Ritchie (’98, Hitting Coach/ Head Coach, GWU)

Oral Roberts 3 (7-8) Jacksonville St. 8: Sean Snedeker (’96-’98, Pitching Coach/ Pitching Coach ORU)

 

JUNIOR COLLEGES:

Oakton CC (IL) 4 Northern Essex (MA) 2 (Game 1): Michael Scala (’02, OF/ Asst. Coach, OCC) Oakton CC (IL) 10 (5-3) Northern Essex (MA) 3 (Game 2) (Russmat Invitational, Auburndale, FL)

Sierra 4 Sacramento City 8 (14-3, 2-0 Big 8): Pete Pryor (’96, 1B/ Asst. Coach, SCC)

Southeastern CC (IA) 7 St. Charles (MO) 1 (Game 1): Mark Michael (’05, P/ Asst. Coach, SECC) Southeastern CC 14 (8-7) St. Charles 3 (Game 2)

 

HIGH SCHOOLS:

El Reno (OK) 2 (2-1) Gulf Breeze (FL) 7 (Aggie Classic at Gulf Breeze): Keanon Simon (’08, OF/ Head Coach, ERHS)

Foothill (NV) 22 (1-1, 1-1 Sunrise League) Valley 1: Denny Crine (’95, P/ Asst. Coach, FHS)

Harvester Christian Academy (GA) 6 (1-0) Praise 3: Doug Williams (’99-’00, P/ Head Coach HCA)

River Bluff (SC) 2 (7-1, 3-0 AAAA-5) Lexington 0: Doug Bearden (’95-’96, IF/ Asst. Coach, RBHS)

St. Stanislaus College Prep (MS) 5 (2-4, 1-0 4A-8) Moss Point 0: Brad Corley (’06, OF/ Asst. Coach, SSC)

Sunnyside 8 Prosser (WA) 4 (0-2): Steve Schorzman (’98, P/ Head Coach, PHS)  

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