Checking In with the Lions This Summer - J. Wheeler | Fletcher
Fifteen current Lions players are competing in summer leagues, while nine former Lions are currently active in professional baseball.
July 8, 2014
Fifteen current Lion baseball players are competing in summer leagues around the country this summer, while nine former Lions are currently active in professional baseball, including C.J. Wilson (Los Angeles Angels) and Ryan Wheeler (Colorado Rockies) who have competed in Major League Baseball.
FORMER LION SPOTLIGHT
CURRENT LION SPOTLIGHT
A Freshman All-American, and the reigning WCC Defensive Player of the Year, David Fletcher is currently catching fire in the Cape Cod League while playing for the Orleans Firebirds. The right-hand hitting shortstop sports a .276 batting average with 16 runs scored, three doubles and seven RBI for the summer, but has hit safely in nine straight games stretching from June 25 to July 7. Over that span, the native of Cypress, Calif. has batted .342 (13-for-38) with 10 runs scored and four RBI.