Four local former Prep Savannah baseball players have started the 2017 on positive notes. South Effingham High School alumni Josh Reddick enters his eighth year in Major League Baseball with the Houston Astros. In the first seven games, Josh is batting .278.
In the minor leagues, three
former Calvary Day School Cavaliers had success on the mound. Two notching the win. In A ball, Ryan
Lawlor (1-0) pitching for the Rome Braves, got the win with 1 1/3 innings of
scoreless, two-hit relief and striking out three.
On the High A level, for the
St. Lucie Mets, relief pitcher, Tyler Bashlor (1-0) got the win with two
innings of scoreless relief while striking out four batters. In a loss for the
Lynchburg Hillcats (Cleveland Indians) Dom DeMasi pitched two innings striking
out two and holding the 1-0 lead. The Hillcats went on and lost the game 2-1.