As summer hits full speed, Husky baseball players have been playing in various different baseball leagues across the country, looking for a new experience and a chance to improve their individual game.
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In a recent game in the short-season Pioneer League, four former Huskies met on the field for a game.
Former Husky Tim Lincecum pitched his second no-hitter against the San Diego Padres in less than a year, allowing only one runner Wednesday and leading the San Francisco Giants to a 4-0 win.
Last week Bishop Sankey was taking final exams in COM 340 and COM 440 and Brian Wolfe was in the Huskies' academic-support offices during UW's final week. Days later they were on their professional sports fields living a completely new life – with wildly varied amounts of money on hand. As Wolfe says: "It's weird."
Washington's Trevor Mitsui was selected to the American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA)/Rawlings 2014 West Regional first team as a designated hitter, while Tyler Davis was chosen as a second-team pitcher.
Three key players in UW's first NCAA tournament appearance in 10 years make their professional debuts Monday night inside the Class-A Pioneer League. It's two weeks to the day of their final college games, the Huskies' extra-inning loss in the NCAA regional finals at Mississippi.
Lindsay Meggs announced that Levi Jordan of Washington State Champion Puyallup HS will join the Huskies' baseball team in the fall.
The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced its All-America teams and Washington junior Tyler Davis earned third team recognition.
Seven more Washington Baseball players saw their professional dreams realized Saturday when they were selected in the final day of the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.
Washington junior pitcher Tyler Davis is among 12 finalists for the Gregg Olson Award presented by Toolshed Sports, announced Friday. The honor is given to college baseball's breakout player of the year. The award is presented to a top amateur baseball player who elevates his game to an elite level throughout the season.
With the 129th overall pick on Friday, Washington junior right-handed pitcher Jeff Brigham was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft.