CEDAR RAPIDS - For the second time in six days, the Cedar Rapids Rampage faced off against the Kansas City Comets.
This one did not need overtime.
Goalkeeper Brett Petricek and the Cedar Rapids defense held the Comets scoreless for the e ... »
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CEDAR RAPIDS — Here’s a list of players with local, area or University of Iowa ties who are playing affiliated professional baseball this year and where they have been assigned to begin the season:
Joel Booker (University of Iowa) — The outfielder is a solid 4 for 8 in his first two games with low-A Kannapolis (White Sox) of the South Atlantic League.
Matt Dermody (University of Iowa) — Relief pitcher made his major league debut last season with the Toronto Blue Jays. Begins this season with Jays’ Triple-A affiliate in Buffalo.
Blake Hickman (University of Iowa) — The pitcher is still recovering from Tommy John surgery in 2015 and has yet to throw a professional pitch. In extended spring training with Chicago White Sox.
Jon Keller (Cedar Rapids Xavier) — Right-handed pitcher has been assiged to Double-A Bowie in the Baltimore Orioles system.
Mitch Keller (Cedar Rapids Xavier) — Righty starting pitcher is considered one of top prospects in Pittsburgh Pirates farm system. Is with high-A Bradenton of Florida State League.
Derrick Loveless (Solon) — Outfielder is 3 for 9 with a pair of doubles early for Dunedin, high-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays
A.J. Puk (Cedar Rapids Washington) — First-round pick of Oakland Athletics last year is making the jump from Shortseason-A to high-A Stockton of California League.
Nick Roscetti (University of Iowa) — Shortstop is in extended spring training with the Milwaukee Brewers.
Scott Schebler (Cedar Rapids Prairie) — The only current major league, the outfielder went into Saturday 2 for 12 in four games with the Cincinnati Reds.
Jake Yacinich (University of Iowa) — The 24-year-old shortstop is with high-A Inland Empire of California League, a Los Angeles Angels affiliate.
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