The Metro Sports Report provides a daily update on Metro graduates who are playing pro baseball. Here is the report through Aug. 6:
RYAN SWEENEY (Xavier), Chicago Cubs, OF Sweeney went 2-for-4 Wednesday and scored a run. He is hitting a season-high .247 (43-for-174) with 3 homers and 18 RBIs.
SCOTT SCHEBLER (CR Prairie), Chattanooga, OF, Double-A, Southern League (Dodgers) Schebler went 0-for-4 Wednesday. He is hitting .275 (111-404) with 20 homers and 58 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 entered Wednesday's game as a defensive replacement for Joe Mauer at first base. He batted once and was hit-by-pitch. He is hitting .281 (111-for-397) with 9 homers and 60 RBIs.
JON KELLER (Xavier), Frederick, P, Class A, Carolina League (Orioles) Keller (0-0, 8.31) is on the Disabled List with a left intercostal strain.
MITCH KELLER (Xavier), Bradenton, P, Rookie, Gulf Coast League (Pirates) Keller (0-0, 1.76) pitched 3.1 scoreless innings Wednesday, despite giving up 4 walks and 2 hits. He struck out two batters.
ANDREW HANSE (Linn-Mar), Bowling Green, P, Class A, Midwest League (Tampa Bay). Hanse (1-3, 5.33) got his first victory of the season Wednesday with three shutout innings in relief. He allowed one hit and 2 walks, with 4 strikeouts.
DAKOTA FREESE (Washington), Athletics, P, Rookie Arizona League (Oakland) Freese is on the 60-day Disabled List and probably will not pitch again until the fall.
Last Updated on Thursday, 07 August 2014 18:37