Although incoming freshmen Joe Demers and AJ Graffanino have yet to officially start college at the University of Washington, they both drew high praise after playing this summer in the college-laden West Coast League.
Former Husky Trevor Mitsui is currently on a torrid streak for the Hillsboro Hops in the Northwest League. Mitsui, who completed his Husky career in 2014, has homered in five-straight games -- including hitting two in Wednesday's game.
Having recently wrapped up summer league play, Washington baseball players have made quite the impact around the country this summer for their respective teams.
Former three-year Husky letter winner Joe Meggs was named the Director of Baseball Operations, Washington Head Coach Lindsay Meggs announced Tuesday.
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Washington Baseball players continue to have an impact in summer league baseball around the country.
Later this afternoon (Monday, July 27) former Husky third baseman Jake Lamb will return to Seattle for the first time since playing at the University of Washington in 2012.
Summer league baseball is now under way as Washington Baseball is well represented around the country and throughout Pacific Northwest.
Washington Baseball will be well represented in the Pacific Northwest and around the country as summer league baseball kicks into full swing. Nine returning players and eight newcomers will be playing summer ball at various locations.
Two current Husky Baseball players and one future Dawg were drafted on Wednesday in the final day of the MLB Draft to bring the total to four current and three future Huskies selected in the three-day draft.
Austin Rei, a junior catcher, was the first Husky player selected in the second day of the Major League Baseball Draft, going 81st overall in the third round to the Boston Red Sox. About 17 minutes later, Braden Bishop was selected 13 picks later by the Seattle Mariners, 94th overall in the third round.
Washington sophomore Josh Cushing was named to the Pac-12's All-Academic First Team Commissioner Larry Scott announced Thursday.