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Locals in the pros, colleges update
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Josh Reddick (Oakland Athletics) — Reddick is off to a torrid start after being activated from the disabled list. Through 19 games, he is hitting .391 with four home runs and 20 RBIs. He also has four doubles and an OPS of 1.107. In his first games batting third in the lineup, he went 5-for-9 with two homers and six RBIs.

JB Wendleken (Birmingham Barons) — Wendelken is 1-1 in eight games, giving up four runs in 14 innings for a 2.57 earned run average. He has struck out 17 and walked two and also has two saves.



Alec Arnsdorff (Georgia Highlands College) — Arnsdorff has played in seven games and is 5-for-15 with one run batted in.

Cal Baker (Georgia Southern University) — Baker went 3-for-7 in the series against South Alabama, raising his average to .314. He has one home run and seven RBIs.

Austin Denney (Savannah State University) — A senior, Denney (4-3) has an earned run average of 2.17 in 12 starts. He has allowed 18 earned runs on 76 hits in 74 2/3 innings while striking out 62. He has issued 16 walks.

Ryan Frederick (GSU) — Frederick has pitched in 20 games, giving up eight earned runs in 27 1/3 innings on 20 hits. He has struck out 22 batters. He is 2-0 with a 2.62 earned run average.

Eric Knox (Walters State Community College) — Knox is 6-for-37 in 11 games with two doubles and three RBIs.

Austin Peigh (Darton College) — In 10 games, Peigh is 4-for-20 with three RBIs and four stolen bases.

Jacob Teston (East Georgia College) — Teston is 0-for-8 in six games for the Bobcats.

Kyle Ward (Georgia College and State University) — Ward is 3-1 with an ERA of 7.10. He has pitched in 16 games and has allowed 13 earned runs on 25 hits in 16 1/3 innings. He has struck out 13.


Maddie Evans (Reinhardt University) — Evans is hitting .339 with 11 doubles and 32 RBIs for the Lady Eagles in 44 games.

Mallory Ferguson (Georgia Regents University) — Ferguson is hitting .323, with five homers and 23 RBIs. She also has 10 doubles.

Bri Lewis (Point University) — Lewis has a team-high six home runs and has driven in a team-best 29 runs in 48 games. She leads the team with a .406 batting average and also has 11 doubles.

Alexis Mercer (Armstrong State University) — The Pirates earned a berth in the NCAA Division II regionals and Mercer is hitting .405 with a team-high 13 home runs and has driven in 37 runs. She has an OPS of 1.350. Mercer also earned her third straight all-Peach Belt Conference first-team selection.

Shelby Zipperer (University of South Carolina-Beaufort) — Zipperer and the Sand Sharks won five straight games to claim The Sun Conference tournament championship. She is hitting .288 with seven homers and 28 RBIs with 10 doubles.

Track and field

Tyjon Williams (University of South Carolina) — Williams was 16th in the high jump at the prestigious Penn Relays.