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

Through Friday, Aug. 17, 2018

Iowa outfielder Joel Booker celebrates with teammates during a win against Michigan at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City on Sunday, April 24, 2016. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)
Iowa outfielder Joel Booker celebrates with teammates during a win against Michigan at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City on Sunday, April 24, 2016. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

A periodic look at how former Eastern Iowa preps and Iowa Hawkeyes are faring in pro baseball.

Jake Adams (Iowa) — Batting average up to .209 in 51 games for Buies Creek (Astros). First baseman had three hits, including a home run, in a game last week against Winston-Salem.

Nick Allgeyer (Iowa) — Pitcher is 0-1 with a save and a 2.78 earned run average in 13 games for Short season-A Vancouver (Blue Jays). That includes four starts.

Joel Booker (Iowa) — Outfielder had a four-hit game Friday for Double-A Birmingham (White Sox). Has played 50 games for the Barons after being promoted from high-A and has a .267 average.

Tyler Cropley (Iowa) — Catcher is 2-for-12 in four games since his promotion to Short season-A Auburn (Nationals), with a RBI. Didn’t play last week.

Zach Daniels (Iowa/Cedar Rapids Kennedy) — Reliever is 1-0 in three games since his promotion to low-A Rome (Braves). He has allowed three runs in four innings, though none of them are earned.

C.J. Eldred (Iowa/Mount Vernon) — Pitcher is 4-2 with a 6.26 ERA in 10 starts for Rookie-level Idaho Falls (Royals).

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

Blake Hickman (Iowa) — A 2-3 record and 7.34 ERA in 28 pitching appearances, six starts, for high-Class A Winston-Salem (White Sox).

Korry Howell (Kirkwood Community College) — Shortstop hitting .263 in 21 games for Arizona Rookie League Brewers. Also has 10 stolen bases.

Mitch Keller (Cedar Rapids Xavier) — Pitcher continues to ease his way into Triple-A. Another good six-inning, one-run allowed start last week for Indianapolis. Is 2-2 with a 6.06 ERA in seven starts there overall. Has 43 strikeouts in 35 2/3 innings.

Mason McCoy (Iowa) — Shortstop has played 110 games for low-A Delmarva (Orioles) and has a .261 average, four homers and 46 RBIs.

Robert Neustrom (Iowa) — Outfielder hitting .256 in 46 games for Short season-A Aberdeen (Orioles). Includes two homers and 17 RBIs.

Nick Roscetti (Iowa) — Infielder hitting .243 in 36 games for high-A Carolina (Brewers).

Tyler Peyton (Iowa) — Relief pitcher is 3-5 with nine saves and a 2.59 ERA in 34 appearances for high-A Myrtle Beach (Cubs).

Brady Schanuel (Iowa) — Has two saves and a 6.75 ERA in seven games since being sent to Arizona Rookie League Brewers.

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Scott Schebler (Cedar Rapids Prairie) — Outfielder hitting .278 in 76 games for Cincinnati Reds, with 12 homers and 37 RBIs. On the disabled list with a shoulder injury.

Keaton Winn (Pekin) — Pitcher is 3-1 with a 4.50 ERA in 12 games, five starts, for Short season-A Salem-Keizer (Giants).

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