Happy Wednesday, everyone, from the world-wide headquarters (WWHQ) of the Corvallis Knights, your 2016-2017 West Coast League champions!
Alum Adley Rutschman (2016), a sophomore at Oregon State, was nominated for Pacific-12 Conference Player of the Week for Feb. 26-March 4, but was not selected.
Adley hit .455 (5-11) in a four-game sweep of Hartford, with two doubles, four runs, five RBIs and two game-winning hits.
Alum Cole Kreuter (pictured above, 2015-16) of UC Irvine was nominated for Big West Conference Player of the Week honors, but was not selected.
Cole went 5-for-12 (.417) with two doubles, a homer and four RBIs as the Anteaters went 2-2 vs. San Diego State and TCU. He doubled, homered and drove in four runs in a 15-2 win over TCU on March 4.
Time to update the stats of our college position players. We’ll do the pitchers on Friday.
JAMES ANDERSON: The Western Oregon infielder, a 10-day signee, is hitting .000 (0-11) in five games, with no homers or RBIs.
AUSTIN BAEK: The George Fox catcher, a 10-day signee, is hitting .320 (16-50) in 16 games, with no homers and 11 RBIs.
BEAU BRUNDAGE: The Portland outfielder is hitting .400 (16-40) in 11 games, with a homer and six RBIs.
COLE CABRERA: The Cal Poly outfielder is hitting .211 (4-19) in nine games, with two RBIs.
COREY CONKLIN: The Eastern Kentucky infielder, a 10-day signee, is hitting .111 (1-9) in eight games, with no homers or RBIs.
BEN FARISS: The UC Santa Barbara outfielder has not played yet.
AUSTIN FEIST: The St. Martin’s outfielder is hitting .255 (12-47) in 12 games, with a homer and six RBIs.
COLE HAMILTON: The Linn-Benton catcher is hitting .222 (4-18) in five games, with two RBIs.
CAMERON HASKELL: The Arizona infielder is hitting .000 (0-4) in four games.
SEAN LITTLE: The Willamette infielder, a 10-day signee, is hitting .667 (2-3) in three games, with no homers or RBIs.
CHAD STEVENS: The Portland infielder is hitting .282 (11-39) in 11 games, with four RBIs.
ZAK TAYLOR: The Oregon State catcher/infielder is hitting .262 (11-42) in 13 games, with a homer and seven RBIs.
ZACH WELLER: The Cal State-Fullerton infielder is hitting .133 (2-15) in eight games, with two RBIs.
ELLIOT WILLY: The Oregon State outfielder is hitting .000 (0-1) in one game.
Our 2018 season tickets are now on sale! For more details or to order your tickets online, please click here.
The Victoria HarbourCats will play an exhibition game against a Cuban team and will have two Cuban players this season. Please click here for more details, from Our Sports Central.
That’s all for today. Have a great week, and we will see you again on Friday.