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Reddick heats up again at the plate
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Staff report

The Greenville Drive’s Josh Reddick is back to hitting the ball well.

The former South Effingham High School standout is batting .325 in his last 10 games with two home runs and six RBIs.

He leads the Boston Red Sox’ Class-A affiliate in batting and slugging with a .314 average and a .550 percentage respectively.

He also has hit 16 home runs and driven in 64 runs in 79 games.

Austin Chambliss
The former SEHS pitcher had a difficult time in his last outing.

Pitching with the Colorado Rockies’ Class-A affiliate Tri-City, he gave up four earned runs in 1-2/3 innings in a 9-8 loss to Vancouver on Aug. 12.

Chambliss started the game and retired the first three batters in order.

In the second inning, he walked the first batter then retired the next two before allowing two hits, throwing a wild pitch and issuing a walk.

For the season, Chambliss has appeared in 17 games and pitched 21 innings, going 3-2 with a 6.86 ERA. He has struck out 29 hitters and issued seven walks.

Jason Shiell
The Rincon resident and former Windsor Forest pitcher was perfect in his last outing.

Pitching for the Omaha Royals, Shiell pitched one inning and did not allow any runs, hits or walks.

With the Royals trailing the Iowa Cubs 6-3 he retired the side in the ninth inning.

Since returning from major league Kansas City on July 29, Shiell has gone 2-1/3 innings and allowed one earned run.

For the season, he is 1-4 with a 4.66 ERA in 27 games.