Crawdads Alumni Report March 17

Thursday, March 17

HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY: ­

Chris Young (’01-’02, P/ Kansas City) allowed two hits and two walks, and struck out five over four scoreless innings to pace the Royals to a 10-0 win over the Cubs.

 

BIRTHDAYS:

Jared Bolden (’09-’10, 1B-OF) turns 28.

 

CRAWDADS ALUM IN THE NEWS:

An update on the retirement of Adam LaRoche (’08, 1B) by MLB.com’s Scott Merkin.

An article by Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi breaks down through photographs the unorthodox submarine delivery of Blue Jays pitcher Ben Rowen (’11, P).

 

CACTUS LEAGUE:

Chicago Cubs 0 Kansas City 10: Carl Edwards, Jr. (’13, P/ Chicago) 1 IP, 2 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 1 K, 1 HR.

Chicago White Sox 2 Milwaukee 5: Leury Garcia (’09-’10, SS/ Chicago) 0-1.

San Francisco 6 Seattle 9: Luis Sardinas (’12, SS/ Seattle) 1-3, two-run HR (1) in the third, K.

 

GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE:

Pittsburgh 3 Baltimore 9: Andrew McCutchen (’06, OF/ Pittsburgh) 2-3, two-run HR (2) in the fourth, K   Jordy Mercer (’08, SS/ Pittsburgh) 0-3; Jared Hughes (’06-’07, P/ Pittsburgh) 1 IP, 3 H, 3 ER, 1 K, 1 HR.

Toronto 1 New York Yankees 2: Jose Bautista (’02, OF/ Toronto) 0-2; / Richard Bleier (’09, P/ NY Yankees) 1 IP, 2 H, 1 ER, 2 K.

 

COLLEGES:

Dallas Christian 1 Oklahoma City 5 (Game 1) / Dallas Christian 4 Oklahoma City 5 (19-8) (Game 2): Bobby Spain (’08, 3B/ Asst. Coach/ OCU)

Elizabethtown (PA) 9 (6-7) Lebanon Valley 10: Cliff Smith (’05, P/ Head Coach, EC)

Maryland-Baltimore County 10 (5-9) Richmond 5 (11-7): Bob Mumma (’93-’93, C-1B/ Head Coach, UMBC) / Tracy Woodson (’99. Manager/ Head Coach/ UR)

Oral Roberts 3 (8-8) No. 13 Mississippi St. 3: Sean Snedeker (’96-’98, Pitching Coach/ Pitching Coach ORU)

Yale 1 George Washington 6 (7-10): Gregg Ritchie (’98, Hitting Coach/ Head Coach, GWU)

 

JUNIOR COLLEGES:

Oakton CC (IL) 1 Delgado (LA) 10 (Game 1): Michael Scala (’02, OF/ Asst. Coach, OCC) / Oakton CC (IL) 0 (5-5) Delgado (LA) 10 (Game 2) (Russmat Invitational, Orlando, FL)

 

HIGH SCHOOLS:

Canyon (TX) 5 (10-2) Churchill 2: Jake Kaase (’09, IF/ Asst. Coach, CHS)

North Kitsap (WA) 5 (1-0) Chimacum 3: Jared Prince (’10, OF/ Asst. Coach, NKHS)  

El Reno (OK) 1 (2-2) Tate (FL) 8 (Aggie Classic): Keanon Simon (’08, OF/ Head Coach, ERHS)

Foothill (NV) 1 (1-2, 1-2 Sunrise) 0 Basic 5: Denny Crine (’95, P/ Asst. Coach, FHS)

Syracuse 4 Cottonwood (UT) 5 (3-0): Chris Shelton (’02, 1B/ Asst. Coach, CHS)

South Forsyth (GA) 4 (8-3, 3-2 6-AAAAAA) Northview 5: Russ Bayer (’03, P/ Head Coach, SFHS)

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