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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
TUESDAY'S SCOREBOARD - STATE SOFTBALL: CLASS 5A QUARTERFINALS: Southeast Polk 2, Jefferson 0
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Metro Players in Pro Baseball

The Metro Sports Report provides a daily update on Metro graduates who are playing pro baseball. Here is the report through July 22:

RYAN SWEENEY (Xavier), Chicago Cubs, OF: Sweeney did not play Tuesday. He is hitting .220 (31-for-141) with one home run and 11 RBIs.

SCOTT SCHEBLER (CR Prairie), Chattanooga, OF, Double-A, Southern League (Dodgers): Schebler went 1-for-5 Tuesday. He is hitting .263 (93-for-353) with 17 homers and 50 RBIs.

KELLEN SWEENEY (CR Jefferson), Dunedin, IF, Advanced A, Florida State League (Blue Jays): Sweeney has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He was hitting .222 (8 for 36) with four doubles and an RBI.

CHAD CHRISTENSEN (CR Washington), Kernels, OF/IF, Class A, Midwest League (Twins): The Kernels were idle Tuesday. Christensen is hitting .287 (100-for-348) with 7 home runs and 54 RBIs.

JON KELLER (Xavier), Frederick, P, Class A, Carolina League (Orioles): Keller (0-0, 3.86) did not pitch Tuesday.

MITCH KELLER (Xavier), Bradenton, P, Rookie, Gulf Coast League (Pirates) Keller (0-0, 2.25) did not pitch Tuesday.

ANDREW HANSE (Linn-Mar), Bowling Green, P, Class A, Midwest League (Tampa Bay): Hanse (0-3, 6.15) did not pitch Tuesday.

DAKOTA FREESE (Washington), Athletics, P, Rookie Arizona League (Oakland) Freese has been placed on the 60-day Disabled List and probably will not pitch again until the fall.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 07:56
 

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Metro Players in Pro Baseball

The Metro Sports Report provides a daily update on Metro graduates who are playing pro baseball. Here is the report through July 18:

 

RYAN SWEENEY (Xavier), Chicago Cubs, OF Sweeney went 1-for-4 Friday with an RBI. He is hitting .219 (30-for-134) with one home run and 11 RBIs.

 

SCOTT SCHEBLER (CR Prairie), Chattanooga, OF, Double-A, Southern League (Dodgers) Schebler did not play Friday. He is hitting .267 (91-for-341) with 17 homers and 50 RBIs.

 

KELLEN SWEENEY (CR Jefferson), Dunedin, IF, Advanced A, Florida State League (Blue Jays) Sweeney has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He was hitting .222 (8 for 36) with four doubles and an RBI.

 

CHAD CHRISTENSEN (CR Washington), Kernels, OF/IF, Class A, Midwest League (Twins) Christensen went 4-for-5 Friday with a double. He is hitting .292 (98-for-336) with 7 home runs, 54 RBIs and 22 stolen bases.

 

JON KELLER (Xavier), Frederick, P, Class A, Carolina League (Orioles) Keller (0-0, 0.00) did not pitch Friday. He was promoted to Frederick in the High-A Carolina League Thursday night. Keller went 3-0 with a 1.59 ERA and 5 saves at Delmarva in the Low-A South Atlantic League. He struck out 66 batters in 56.2 innings and allowed only 39 hits and 11 runs (10 earned). \

 

MITCH KELLER (Xavier), Bradenton, P, Rookie, Gulf Coast League (Pirates) Keller (0-0, 2.25) pitched 3 innings Friday. He gave up 2 runs on 4 hits. Keller has pitched 8 innings in 3 games with 8 hits, 6 strikeouts, 2 walks and 2 runs.

 

ANDREW HANSE (Linn-Mar), Bowling Green, P, Class A, Midwest League (Tampa Bay). Hanse (0-3, 6.15) pitched a scoreless inning Friday with one strikeout and no hits.

 

DAKOTA FREESE (Washington), Athletics, P, Rookie Arizona League (Oakland) Freese has been placed on the 60-day Disabled List and probably will notpitch again until the fall.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 July 2014 19:41
 

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Jon Keller promoted to High-A Frederick

The Baltimore Orioles have promoted right-handed pitcher Jon Keller to the Frederick Keys in the High-A Carolina League.

Keller, from Cedar Rapids, got the good news Thursday night after pitching 2.2 scoreless innings for Delmarva in the Low-A South Atlantic League.

Keller, 21, was named Baltimore's Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June.

Keller compiled a 3-0 record and 1.59 ERA with five saves for Delmarva. He pitched 56.2 innings in 24 games, with 66 strikeouts and only 14 walks. He allowed 39 hits and 11 runs (10 earned). Opponents hit only .192 against him.

Baltimore selected Keller in the 23rd round of the 2013 draft from the University of Tampa.

   

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Metro Players in Pro Baseball

The Metro Sports Report provides a daily update on Metro graduates who are playing pro baseball.

Here is the report through July 17:

RYAN SWEENEY (Xavier), Chicago Cubs, OF: Sweeney did not play Thursday. He is hitting .218 (29-for-133) with one home run and 10 RBIs.

SCOTT SCHEBLER (CR Prairie), Chattanooga, OF, Double-A, Southern League (Dodgers): Schebler went 0-for-1 Thursday. He is hitting .267 (91-for-341) with 17 homers and 50 RBIs.

KELLEN SWEENEY (CR Jefferson), Dunedin, IF, Advanced A, Florida State League (Blue Jays): Sweeney has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He was hitting .222 (8 for 36) with four doubles and an RBI.

CHAD CHRISTENSEN (CR Washington), Kernels, OF/IF, Class A, Midwest League (Twins): Christensen went 0-for-3 Thursday with a walk and run scored. He is hitting .284 (94-for-331) with 7 home runs, 54 RBIs and 22 stolen bases.

JON KELLER (Xavier), Frederick, P, Class A, Carolina League (Orioles): Keller (0-0, 0.00) pitched 2.2 scoreless innings for Delmarva in the Low-A South Atlantic League Thursday night. He was promoted to Frederick in the High-A Carolina League after the game. Keller went 3-0 with a 1.59 ERA and 5 saves at Delmarva. He struck out 66 batters in 56.2 innings and allowed only 39 hits and 11 runs (10 earned).

MITCH KELLER (Xavier), Bradenton, P, Rookie, Gulf Coast League (Pirates): Keller (0-0, 0.00) did not pitch Thursday. He has pitched 5 scoreless innings in 2 games.

ANDREW HANSE (Linn-Mar), Bowling Green, P, Class A, Midwest League (Tampa Bay): Hanse (0-3, 6.30) did not pitch Thursday.

DAKOTA FREESE (Washington), Athletics, P, Rookie Arizona League (Oakland): Freese has been placed on the 60-day Disabled List and probably will not pitch again until the fall.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 11:40
 

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Metro Players in Pro Baseball

The Metro Sports Report provides a daily update on Metro graduates who are playing pro baseball. Here is the report through July 4:

RYAN SWEENEY (Xavier), Chicago Cubs, OF: Sweeney had a pinch-hit double in the ninth inning Friday as the Cubs beat Washington, 7-2. He is hitting .214 (24-for-112) with 5 doubles and 8 RBIs.

SCOTT SCHEBLER (CR Prairie), Chattanooga, OF, Double-A, Southern League (Dodgers): Schebler went 2-for-4 Friday with a double. He is hitting .270 (80-for-300) with 16 doubles, 10 triples, 16 homers and 45 RBIs.

KELLEN SWEENEY (CR Jefferson), Dunedin, IF, Advanced A, Florida State League (Blue Jays): Sweeney has been released by the Toronto Blue Jays organization. He was hitting .222 (8 for 36) with four doubles and an RBI.

CHAD CHRISTENSEN (CR Washington), Kernels, OF/IF, Class A, Midwest League (Twins): Christensen went 1-for-4 Friday with a double. He is hitting .284 (83-for-292) with 13 doubles, 4 triples, 7 homers, 46 RBIs and 19 stolen bases.

JON KELLER (Xavier), Delmarva, P, Class A, South Atlantic League (Orioles): Keller (3-0, 1.69, 4 saves) pitched one inning Thursday and allowed one run. He struck out two batters and walked one. He has struck out 56 batters in 48 innings, with 31 hits allowed and 13 walks.

MITCH KELLER (Xavier), Bradenton, P, Rookie, Gulf Coast League (Pirates): Keller has not pitched for Bradenton yet. He is working on bullpen sessions in preparation for his first appearance next week. Keller was selected in the second round of the 2014 draft and received a $1 million signing bonus.

ANDREW HANSE (Linn-Mar), Bowling Green, P, Class A, Midwest League (Tampa Bay): Hanse (0-3, 6.42 ERA) did not pitch Wednesday.

DAKOTA FREESE (Washington), Athletics, P, Rookie Arizona League (Oakland): Freese has been placed on the 60-day Disabled List and probably will not pitch again until the fall.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014 14:12
   
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