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Locals in the pros, colleges update
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Josh Reddick (Oakland Athletics) — Is an All-Star nod in the offing? Reddick is 6 for his last 14 at-bats, bumping his batting average back up to .314. He has seven home runs with 30 RBIs, along with seven doubles and three triples. His OPS is at .918, and he has struck out just 18 times in 153 at-bats. He leads the A’s in average and is second in both homers and RBIs.

JB Wendleken (Birmingham Barons) — Wendelken is 2-2 in 13 games, giving up seven earned runs in 22 1/3 innings for a 3.31 earned run average. He has struck out 28 and walked four and also has two saves.



Cal Baker (Georgia Southern University) — Baker hit .255 in 27 games, starting 18. He has one home run and seven RBIs for the Eagles, whose season ended in the Sun Belt Conference tournament.

Austin Denney (Savannah State University) — Denney finished the season with a 4-4 record and an earned run average of 2.78. In 13 games, he had one shutout and struck out 69 while allowing 88 hits and walking 18 in 81 innings.

Ryan Frederick (GSU) — Frederick went 3-2 in 24 games with an ERA of 3.09. In 32 innings, he gave up 26 hits while striking out 27 and walking 14.

Spencer Gillis (SSU) — Gillis appeared in eight games, posting a 2-0 mark with an ERA of 3.86. He struck out nine, walked 10 and gave up 19 hits in 21 innings.

Austin Peigh (Darton College) — In 12 games, Peigh was 4-for-20 with three RBIs and five stolen bases. Darton lost to South Georgia to get knocked out of the NJCAA regional.

Kyle Ward (Georgia College and State University) — Ward went 3-1 with an ERA of 6.52. He pitched in 18 games and allowed 14 earned runs on 26 hits in 19 1/3 innings. He struck out 16. The Bobcats’ season ended with a loss to Catawba in the NCAA Division II regionals.


Maddie Evans (Reinhardt University) —Evans hit .336 with 11 doubles and 33 RBIs for the Lady Eagles in 47 games.

Mallory Ferguson (Georgia Regents University) — Ferguson hit .313, with five homers and 23 RBIs. She also had 10 doubles.

Shelby Zipperer (University of South Carolina-Beaufort) — Zipperer hit .289 with seven homers and 29 RBIs with 10 doubles. The Sand Sharks’ season ended at 41-12.