UCF Baseball Summer Update - End of the Collegiate Leagues


GO KNIGHTS Alex Friedrich hit .312 in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League.
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Alex Friedrich hit .312 in the Southern Collegiate Baseball League.
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Aug. 11, 2009

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Most of the country's collegiate baseball leagues have come to a close as fall classes are about to get underway. That means its time to take a look at how current UCF players wrapped up their summer seasons, while UCFAthletics.com also provides an update on 11 former Knights in the minor leagues.

Shane Brown helped the Mat-Su Miners claim the 2009 Alaska Baseball League title by hitting .284 with 16 walks and just 14 strikeouts. Over in the Florida Collegiate Summer League, Matt Goodyear finished second in the league with a 1.23 ERA, striking out 43 in 36.2 innings of work. Bryan Brown was right behind him, placing fifth with a 2.21 ERA and going 5-1 with 52 strikeouts in 53.0 innings on the hill.

Two-way player D.J. Hicks will enter his sophomore year with the Knights after a stellar season in the Valley Baseball League. The first baseman/designated hitter/right-handed pitcher went .313 at the plate with 41 RBI in 40 games, and he posted a 2.45 ERA and a 4-2 record with 17 strikeouts in 18.1 innings.

For a complete rundown of each player's statistics, check out the below list.

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UCF Baseball in the Minor Leagues
Hitters
Tyson Auer - Cedar Rapids Kernels (A, Angels) - 101 GP, .289, 118-for-409, 15 2B, 4 3B, 2 HR, 73 R, 36 RBI, 35-50 SB
Dwayne Bailey - Cedar Rapids Kernels (A, Angels) - 46 GP, .227, 29-for-128, 6 2B, 1 3B, 14 R, 11 RBI, 6-6 SB
Drew Butera - Rochester Red Wings (AAA, Twins) - 80 GP, .217, 51-for-235, 12 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 19 R, 20 RBI
Chadd Hartman - Eugene Emeralds (A, Padres) - 19 GP, .227, 15-for-66, 1 2B, 1 HR, 10 R, 6 RBI, 1-1 SB (two games with Class A Fort Wayne, two games with Triple-A Portland)
Robert Lara - Fort Wayne TinCaps (A, Padres) - 48 GP, .229, 39-for-170, 9 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 20 R, 27 RBI
Clay Timpner - Fresno Grizzlies (AAA, Giants) - 95 GP, .241, 73-for-303, 14 2B, 3 3B, 5 HR, 37 R, 29 RBI, 5-5 SB

 

 

Pitchers
Tim Bascom - Bowie Baysox (AA, Orioles) - 10 GP, 9 GS, 2-5, 3.48 ERA, 54.1 IP, 36 K(11 starts at Class A)
Matt Fox - New Britain Rock Cats (AA, Twins) - 23 GP, 21 GS, 7-8, 3.89 ERA, 118.0 IP, 94 K
Caleb Graham - Orem Owlz (R, Angels) - Just signed last week
Mitch Herold - Greenville Drive - (A, Red Sox) - 26 GP, 0 GS, 4-1, 4 SV, 2.19 ERA, 49.1 IP, 54 K
Austin Hudson - AZL Mariners - (R, Mariners) - 3 GP, 0 GS, 0-0, 0 SV, 7.20 ERA, 5.0 IP, 9 H, 2 K

UCF Baseball in Collegiate Summer Leagues
Florida Collegiate Summer League
Bryan Brown, RHP - Sanford River Rats - 10 APP, 8 GS, 2.21 ERA, 5-1, 53.0 IP, 48 H, 20 BB, 52 K
Matt Goodyear, RHP - Clermont Mavericks - 13 APP, 3 GS, 1.23 ERA, 2-2, 36.2 IP, 23 H, 5 ER, 15 BB, 43 K
Jordan Rasinski, RHP - Sanford River Rats - 8 APP, 5 GS, 6.26 ERA, 0-4, 27.1 IP, 31 H, 21 BB, 12 K
Cory Weech, RHP - Leesburg Lightning - 2 APP, 2 GS, 6.43 ERA, 0-1, 7.0 IP, 10 H, 2 BB, 5 K

Coastal Plains League
Brennan Dobbins, RHP - Wilson Tobs - 15 APP, 8 GS, 2.73 ERA, 5-1, 1 SV, 56.0 IP, 42 H, 19 BB, 52 K

Valley Baseball League
Chris Duffy, IF/OF - Staunton Braves - 24 GP, .268, 11-for-41, 2 2B, 2 HR, 6 R, 7 RBI
D.J. Hicks, 1B/DH/RHP - Luray Wranglers - 40 GP, .313, 46-for-147, 9 2B, 1 3B, 7 HR, 25 R, 41 RBI, 20 BB, .987 FLD, 14 APP, 0 GS, 2.45 ERA, 4-2, 2 SV, 18.1 IP, 12 H, 5 ER, 5 BB, 17 K

Alaska Baseball League
Shane Brown, IF/OF - Mat-Su Miners - 47 GP, .284, 48-for-169, 7 2B, 1 HR, 27 R, 25 RBI. 16 BB, 14 K

Clark Griffith Collegiate Baseball League
Jake Huxtable, IF - Carney Pirates - 27 GP, .299, 23-for-77, 4 2B, 8 R, 10 RBI, 7 BB, 7 K

Cal Ripken Sr. Collegiate Baseball League
Beau Taylor, DH/C - Herndon Braves - 28 GP, .271, 29-for-107, 3 2B, 3 HR, 10 R, 16 RBI, 1.000 FLD, Threw out six of eight would-be basestealers

Southern Collegiate Baseball League
Alex Friedrich, OF - Asheville Redbirds - 37 GP, .312, 39-for-125, 7 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 27 R, 21 RBI, 8-8 SB, .987 FLD

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