How Baseball Stealers Fared in Summer Leagues

Summer is coming to an end and Tennessee baseball players are returning to campus for the start of the fall semester after being spread across the country playing in different baseball leagues this summer.

Eighteen different Flights have played in summer leagues over the past few months, including key players Christian Moore and Blake Burke.

Let’s take a look at how Tennessee players performed across the country this summer.

Cape Cod League

LHP Wyatt Evans – Chatham Anglers
6 APP, 4 GS, 1-3, 5.89 ERA, 18.1 IP, 12 R, 12 ER, 19 H, 10 BB, 20 K, 1.58 WHIP

Earned Cape Cod Pitcher of the Week honors on July 26.

Second Baseman / Left Fielder Christian Moore – Hyannis Harbor Hawks

22 GP, .176 AVG, 6 R, 13 H, 2 2B, 1 3B, 8 RBI, 10 BB, 1 SB, .267 OBP, .230 SLG

Appalachian League

BY Kyle Booker – Kingsport Axemen
29 GP, .310 AVG, 27 R, 31 H, 7 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 24 RBI, 19 BB, 8 SB, .425 OBP, .430 SLG

Helped lead the Axmen to an Appalachian League championship.

INF/OF Ethan Payne – Johnson City Doughboys

30 GP, .207 AVG, 21 R, 19 H, 4 2B, 1 HR, 11 RBI, 23 BB, 2 SB, .398 OBP, .283 SLG

California Collegiate League (League of Wooden Bats)

1B Blake Burke – Heraldsburg Prune Packers

34 GP, .308 AVG, 27 R, 33 H, 6 2B, 6 HR, 37 RBI, 14 BB, 1 SB, .407 OBP, .523 SLG

Helped lead the Prune Packers to a California Collegiate League championship.

DE Hunter Ensley – Foresters of Santa Barbara

25 GP, .395 AVG, 16 R, 34 H, 4 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 19 RBI, 8 BB, 11 SB, .535 SLG, .465 OBP

RHP Hollis Fanning – Walnut Creek Crayfish

10 APP, 7 GS, 2-4, 0 SV, 3.42 ERA, 52.2 IP, 24 R, 17 ER, 44 H, 4 BB, 33 K, 1.18 WHIP

Tears of Kavares OF/1B – Walnut Creek Crawdads

33 GP, .244 AVG, 18 R, 29 H, 5 2B, 4 HR, 24 RBI, 14 BB, 5 SB, .387 SLG, .326 OBP

Coastal Plains League

INF Angus Pence – Forest City Owls

31 GP, .245 AVG, 15 R, 26 H, 5 2B, 15 RBI, 7 BB, 3 SB, .303 OBP, .287 SLG

New England Collegiate League

Utility Logan Chambers – Sharks of Martha’s Vineyard

32 GP, .378 AVG, 33 R, 45 H, 4 2B, 1 3B, 5 HR, 27 RBI, 24 BB, 3 SB, .497 OBP, .534 SLG

Helped lead the Vineyard Sharks to the league championship with a home run in the eighth inning of the championship game.

C Charlie Taylor – North Shore Navigators

21 GP, .197 AVG, 5 R, 12 H, 1 HR, 7 RBI, 7 BB, 2 SB .300 OBP, .246 SLG

Ohio Valley League

C Ryan Miller – Full Rhythm

30 GP, .252 AVG, 29 R, 28 H, 5 2B, 6 HR, 21 RBI, 25 BB, .459 SLG, .418 OBP

Prospect League

RHP/C Andrew Kribbs – Johnstown Mill Rats

Batsman: 44 GP, .165 AVG, 16 R, 16 H, 3 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR, 14 RBI, 15 BB, .277 OBP, .278 SLG
Launch: 11 APP, 4 GS, 2-2, 0 SV, 9.22 ERA, 27.1 IP, 34 R, 28 ER, 36 H, 25 BB, 26 K

LHP Drew Patterson – Alton River Dragons

2 APP, 0 GS, 1-1, 0 SV, 10.38 ERA, 4.1 IP, 5 R, 5 ER, 8 H, 1 BB, 3 K

Rockies Baseball League

LHP Jake Fitzgibbons, infielder Austen Jaslove and LHP Kaleb Meredith played for the Hays Larks. Statistics were not available.

Sunbelt Baseball League

LHP Zander Sechrist – Gainesville Gol’Diggers

5 APP, 5 GS, 2-0, 0 SV, 1.02 ERA, 26.1 IP, 3 R, 3 ER, 17 H, 1 BB, 28 K, 0.68 WHIP

The Gol’Diggers won the league title thanks to a strong start from Sechrist in the championship match.

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