Minor League Sports

How Eastern Iowa and former Hawkeye players are doing in pro baseball

Through Friday, May 25, 2018

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Scott Schebler. (USA TODAY Sports)
Cincinnati Reds outfielder Scott Schebler. (USA TODAY Sports)

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

Jake Adams (Iowa) — Slugger had two home runs in a game this week for low-A Quad Cities of Midwest League (Astros). Hitting .264 with six home runs and 23 RBIs.

Joel Booker (Iowa) — Outfielder hitting .271 in 37 games for high-A Winston-Salem (White Sox), with three homers, 14 RBIs and nine stolen bases.

Matt Dermody (Iowa) — Pitcher remains on disabled list at Triple-A Buffalo (Blue Jays), where he had a 7.20 earned run average in five relief outings.

Nick Gallagher (Iowa/Iowa City West) — Right-handed pitcher threw five shutout innings in his latest appearance for low-A Lake County (Indians). Is 0-1 with a 3.63 ERA in seven appearances, two starts. Has 26 strikeouts in 22 1/3 innings.

Blake Hickman (Iowa) — Reliever for high-A Winston-Salem (White Sox) has no record and 4.57 ERA in 12 games. Has 24 strikeouts in 21 2/3 innings.

Mitch Keller (Cedar Rapids Xavier) — Eastern League Pitcher of the Week last week for Double-A Altoona (Pirates). Is 5-2 with 3.02 ERA in eight starts, allowing 38 hits in 47 2/3 innings and striking out 44.


Mason McCoy (Iowa) — Shortstop with Delmarva (Orioles) of low-A South Atlantic League is hitting .242 in 41 games, with a homer and 14 RBIs.

Nick Roscetti (Iowa) — Infielder went 4-for-4 in a game last week for low-A Wisconsin (Brewers). Hitting .362 in 33 games, with 18 RBIs.

Tyler Peyton (Iowa) — Reliever is 2-1 with 1.59 ERA and two saves for high-A Myrtle Beach (Cubs). Has 23 strikeouts in 22 2/3 innings.

Scott Schebler (Cedar Rapids Prairie) — Cincinnati Reds outfielder hitting .250 in 36 games, with five homers and 18 RBIs. Has an average exit velocity of 90.77 miles per hour, which is above the major league average.

Jake Yacinich (Iowa) — Infielder was released off Double-A Mobile (Angels) roster last week. Played 258 games in the minor leagues, hitting .254 with 11 home runs and 94 RBIs.


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