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Josh Reddick (Oakland Athletics) — Reddick pushed his average back up to .222, going 2-for-3 Friday against Washington. He has one home run, nine RBIs, a double and two triples.

JB Wendelken (Winston-Salem Dash) — Wendelken suffered the loss Friday against Frederick, giving up four runs on seven hits in six innings, though he struck out 10. For the year, he is 3-3 with an earned run average of 4.69. He has 36 strikeouts and just four walks in 40 1/3 innings.

Jesse Whaley (Andrew College) — Whaley has pitched in 14 games for the Tigers, going 0-3 with 19 earned runs on 21 walks and 19 hits in 16 2/3 innings while striking out six.

Andrew Martin (East Georgia State College) — Martin is 4-2 with two complete games, allowing 37 earned runs on 74 hits and 31 walks while striking out 36 in 63 2/3 innings for the Bobcats.

Kyle Ward (Georgia College and State University) — Ward (1-0) has appeared in 16 games, starting one, for the Bobcats, who are 34-14. Ward has struck out 22 and walked eight while allowing 22 earned runs on 39 hits in 25 2/3 innings.

Alec Arnsdorff (Georgia Highlands College) — Arnsdorff, a freshman catcher, has played in 17 games and is 5-for-28 with a double and four RBIs for the Chargers.

Cal Baker (Georgia Southern University) — Baker is 3-for-28 in 10 games, starting eight of them. He has scored five runs and collected two RBIs.

Ryan Frederick (GSU) — The right-hander is 4-0 with a 3.83 ERA, striking out 36 and walking 14 while allowing 49 hits in 47 innings. He has appeared in 18 games, nine of them starts.

Eric Knox (Georgia Tech) — Knox, a freshman outfielder for the Yellow Jackets, is 3-for-10 with one double, one RBI and one run scored in 10 games.

Dylan Griffin (Georgia Southwestern State University) — A freshman catcher, Griffin is 14-for-50 (.280) with a double and eight RBIs for the Hurricanes.

Zack Smith (Georgia Southwestern State University) — Smith is 2-5 in 16 games, allowing 33 earned runs in 47 2/3 innings. He has allowed 55 hits, walked 24 and struck out 36.

Spencer Harvey (Middle Georgia State College) — Harvey is hitting .268 (22-for-82) with five doubles and 15 RBIs.

Steven Vaughn (Missouri Southern State University) — A senior, Vaughn has appeared in 30 games and has registered six saves. He is 3-3 with a 2.88 ERA, having allowed 13 earned runs on 27 hits in 40 2/3 innings. He has walked 15 and struck out 37.

Austin Denney (Savannah State University) — Denney is 5-4 with an ERA of 3.99 for the Tigers. In 14 games, he has allowed 30 earned runs on 71 hits and 22 walks in 67 2/3 innings. He has 43 strikeouts.

Aaron Hoffer (SSU) — Hoffer is hitting .225 with one homer, five doubles and 18 RBIs.

Brandon Wallace (SSU) — Wallace has appeared in 13 games, giving up 19 earned runs on 30 hits and 10 walks over 16 innings.

Alexis Mercer (Armstrong Atlantic State University) — Mercer and No. 19-ranked Pirates advanced to the NCAA Division II Southeast Super Regional with a 6-1 win over USC Aiken on Sunday. Armstrong will meet No. 2-ranked North Georgia in Dahlonega from May 16-17 in a best-of-three series. Mercer is hitting .439 with 22 homers, 49 RBIs, 14 doubles, one triple and 54 runs.

Maddie Evans (Reinhardt University) — Evans is 5-for-20 with four runs scored and five RBIs for the Eagles (41-8). Reinhardt will, which won the Appalachian Athletic Conference tournament, will host the opening round of the NAIA World Series on May 12.

Katie Rietkovich (Reinhardt University) — Rietkovich is hitting .322 with 15 home runs, five doubles, one triple and 40 RBIs for the Eagles. She was named to the all-AAC team.

Shelby Zipperer (University of South Carolina-Beaufort) — Zipperer, a junior outfielder, is hitting .311 with nine doubles, one triple, six homers and 28 RBIs for the Sand Sharks (39-11).