Baseball

Buckeyes Head Out for Summer Ball

Eighteen members of the Ohio State baseball team are beginning their summers in collegiate wood bat leagues from Bourne, Mass., to Kilgore, Texas
Eighteen members of the Ohio State baseball team are beginning their summers in collegiate wood bat leagues from Bourne, Mass., to Kilgore, Texas

June 11, 2012

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – Eighteen members of the Ohio State baseball team are beginning their summers in collegiate wood bat leagues from Bourne, Mass., to Kilgore, Texas.

The Chillicothe Paints have the most Buckeyes with four while the Lorain County Ironmen have three and the Bourne Braves and Hamilton Joes each have two.

Seven Buckeyes will be playing in the Prospect League and three will be playing in the Valley League and Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League.

Josh Dezse and Jaron Long, both playing for the Bourne Braves, become the first Buckeyes to be spending their summers playing in the Cape Cod Collegiate Baseball League since Alex Wimmers and Dan Burkhart played for Bourne and the Hyannis Mets, respectively, in 2009.

The list of summer ball Buckeyes as of June 11:

Cape Cod Baseball League
Bourne Braves

RHP/1B Josh Dezse
RHP Jaron Long

Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League
Hamilton Joes

RHP Brett McKinney
INF Ryan Leffel

Stark County Terriers
RHP Sam Shafer

Prospect League
Chillicothe Paints

2B Ryan Cypret
RHP Trace Dempsey
RHP Brad Goldberg
RHP John Kuchno


 

 

Lorain County Ironmen
LHP Matt Panek
RHP Robert Sakosky
C/INF Ryan Wonders

Texas League
East Texas Pump Jacks

SS Kirby Pellant

Coastal Plain League
Fayetteville SwampDogs

OF Joe Ciamacco

Valley League
Luray Wranglers

OF Tim Wetzel

New Market Rebels
OF Patrick Porter

Woodstock River Bandits
LHP Brian King

Northwoods League
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters

C Aaron Gretz

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