Sooners in Summer Baseball Leagues No. 6

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
AUGUST 15, 2005

NORMAN, Okla. -- As part of continuing coverage of Oklahoma baseball throughout the summer, will bring fans weekly updates of current Sooners competing in the numerous summer baseball leagues around the country. Links to each player's statistics are provided by clicking on the individual names listed below.

In the Cape Cod Baseball League, Daniel McCutchen of the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox concluded the season with a 3-6 record in his nine starts. With a 3.43 ERA in 60.1 innings, McCutchen led the team in strikeouts with 63. Also on the Red Sox, Jackson Williams has played in 20 games while Kody Kaiser's playing time has been limited to six games with shin splints.  Also in the Cape, Will Savage of the Brewster Whitecaps has a 2.63 ERA in 41.0 innings pitched.

Summer League Baseball Central

In the Alaska Baseball League, Steven Guerra is pitching stellar for the Anchorage Bucs.  Guerra is 4-2 in his six starts and owns a 2.09 ERA.

Kevin Duke is also pitching in Alaska, against Guerra, for the Mat-Su Miners.

Scott Rooker and Jared Freeman of the Highland Park Blue Sox continue to play solid baseball in the Texas Collegiate League with 16 and 17 RBI, respectively.

Brent Hodge is also playing  for the Highland Park Blue Sox while Russell Raley, also of the Texas Collegiate League, is on the Graham Roughnecks but is currently inactive with the same stress fracture that forced him to miss the Sooners' 2005 postseason run. 

Others participating in summer leagues include:

In the Southern California Baseball League for the San Diego Mavericks is Blake Mitchell and P.J. Sandoval for the Southern California Fire.

OU hurler, Tyler Adkins of the Thunder Bay Border Cats, is competing in the Northwoods League.  

Finally, slugger Joe Dunigan of the Dupage Dragons is playing in the Central Illinois Collegiate League.

 Sooners in MLB  Team - Affiliate
 Geoff Geary  Philadelphia Phillies
 Russ Ortiz   Arizona Diamondbacks 
 Mark Redman 

 Pittsburgh Pirates 

 Brian Shackelford  Cincinnati Reds
 Greg Dobbs  Tacoma Rainers (AAA) - Seattle Mariners
 Greg Norton  Charlotte Knights (AAA) - Chicago White Sox
 Derek Wathan  Albuquerque Isotopes (AAA) - Florida Marlins
 Jeff Bajenaru  Charlotte Knights (AAA) - Chicago White Sox 
 Kyle Denney   Buffalo Bisons (AAA) - Cleveland Indians 
 Jason Bartlett  Rochester Red Wings (AAA) - Minnesota Twins
 Tommy Whiteman  Corpus Christi Hooks (AA) - Houston Astros
 Reggie Willits  Arkansas Travelers (AA) - L.A. Angels
 Rocky Cherry   West Tenn. Diamond Jaxx (AA) - Chicago Cubs
 Eddie Cornejo  Stockton Ports (A) - Oakland Athletics
 Jason Fransz   Delmarva Shorebirds (A) - Baltimore Orioles 
 Aaron Looper   Inland Empire 66ers (A) - Seattle Mariners 
 David Purcey   Dunedin Blue Jays (A) - Toronto Blue Jays



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