Yesterday we looked at the UK players summer league summary. Today we head west on I-64 to check out the rival UofL Cardinals summer league results, including a World Championship.
- RHP Tony Zych — Zych was UofL’s summer star, contributing to the Team USA’s World Challenge Championship with an 0-1 record and 2.93 ERA in six games. Tony struck out 17 batters in 15.1 innings and held opponents to a .224 batting average. UofL coach Dan McDonnell also served on the Team USA coaching staff.
Coastal Plain League
- Stewart Ijames — Thomasville HiToms– Ijames was named a mid-season All Star for the National League squad and finished the season tied for league lead in home runs with 12. Ijames batted .282 in 48 games on the season and drove in 37 runs.
- Drew Haynes — Florence RedWolves — Haynes batted .235 in 28 games with 12 RBI and 12 runs scored for Florence. Drew was a perfect 7-7 in stealing bases.