When pitching for South Effingham, going to the playoffs was a constant for Austin Chambliss. Now, he may have a chance to pitch in the postseason in professional baseball.
Chambliss’ Tri-City Dust Devils, a Class A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, are in first place in the Northwest League’s Western Division at 33-36, one game ahead of Boise.
The regular season ends Wednesday against Boise.
In Chambliss’ last outing, he pitched a perfect eighth inning in his team’s 9-1 win over Spokane Monday.
For the season, he is 4-3 with a 5.67 ERA. He has appeared in 21 games, pitching 27 innings.
Chambliss has struck out 37 batters and walked nine. Opponents are hitting .284 against him.
Josh Reddick continues to lead the Class A Greenville Drive in batting with a .308 average.
In his recent game, he hit a two-out home run to right field to give the Drive a 10-9 lead against Augusta on Tuesday. The Drive went on to win 12-9.
For the season, Reddick has 18 home runs and 71 RBIs.
The Rincon resident and former Windsor Forest pitcher earned a win for the Class AA Wichita Wranglers on Monday, going five innings and allowing only one run against Arkansas.