Minor League Sports

How former Eastern Iowa preps and Iowa Hawkeyes are doing in pro baseball

Through Friday, July 13, 2018

Cincinnati Reds outfielder and former Cedar Rapids Prairie prep Scott Schebler. (USA TODAY Sports)
Cincinnati Reds outfielder and former Cedar Rapids Prairie prep Scott Schebler. (USA TODAY Sports)

A periodic update on how former Eastern Iowa preps and Iowa Hawkeyes are faring in professional baseball.

Jake Adams (Iowa) — First baseman continues to struggle since a promotion to high-Class A Buies Creek (Astros). Hitting .144 in 28 games, with two home runs and nine RBIs.

Nick Allgeyer (Iowa) — Roughed up in back-to-back outings, pitcher has a 4.63 earned run average in seven appearances, spanning 11 2/3 innings for Short season-A Vancouver (Blue Jays). Does have 19 strikeouts.

Joel Booker (Iowa) — Outfielder has eight-game hitting streak at Double-A Birmingham (White Sox). Batting average of .270 in 20 games at Double-A, with two homers and six RBIs.

Tyler Cropley (Iowa) — Catcher has played six games for Rookie-level Gulf Coast League Nationals and is 6-for-16 with six walks.

Zach Daniels (Iowa/Cedar Rapids Kennedy) — Reliever still is unscored upon at Rookie-level Danville (Braves) in four appearances spanning 7 2/3 innings.

Matt Dermody (Iowa) — Continues to be on disabled list for Triple-A Buffalo (Blue Jays).

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C.J. Eldred (Iowa/Mount Vernon) — Pitcher has made five starts for Rookie-level Idaho Falls (Royals) and is 3-1 with a 4.80 ERA.

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Nick Gallagher (Iowa/Iowa City West) — Pitcher is on the DL for low-A Lake County (Indians) with an elbow issues. Has 2-2 record, one save and 4.60 ERA in 14 games, four starts.

Blake Hickman (Iowa) — Had a strong start this week for high-A Winston-Salem (White Sox), in which he allowed just two earned runs in six innings for a win. Is 2-2 in 21 appearances overall, with a 7.02 ERA.

Mitch Keller (Cedar Rapids Xavier) — Scheduled to pitch in Sunday’s MLB Futures Game. Got in a keep-me-fresh start at high-A Bradenton (Pirates) last week, as his Triple-A Indianapolis team was on an all-star break.

Mason McCoy (Iowa) — The shortstop for low-A Delmarva (Orioles) is hitting .249 in 81 games, with two homers and 30 RBIs.

Robert Neustrom (Iowa) — Outfielder hitting .253 in 25 games at Short season-A Aberdeen (Orioles). Has a homer and nine RBIs.

Nick Roscetti (Iowa) — In 13 games for high-A Carolina (Brewers), infielder is hitting .205 with a RBI.

Tyler Peyton (Iowa) — Relief pitcher hasn’t given up an earned run in his last four appearances for high-A Myrtle Beach (Cubs), spanning 10 1/3 innings. Has 2-2 record and six saves overall and a 2.72 ERA.

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Brady Schanuel (Iowa) — No record and a 9.00 ERA in six relief appearances for Rookie-level Helena (Brewers). Has struck out 11 in eight innings.

Scott Schebler (Cedar Rapids Prairie) — Outfielder hitting .281 in 75 games for Cincinnati Reds. Has 12 homers and 37 RBIs.

Connor Van Scoyoc (Cedar Rapids Jefferson) — Has not appeared in an official professional game, yet, in the Los Angeles Angels system.

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