After a stellar summer with the Corvallis Knight of the West Coast League, Huskies pitcher Brandon Choate was named second team All-WCL.
Andrew Ely may have been the last Husky among a Washington record eight players selected in the June 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, but he can stake claim as the first to play at the Triple-A level.
Calling ALL Huskies! We are less than two short months away from the 2014 Husky Baseball Alumni Weekend! All Husky fans, baseball alumi and donors are invited to join us September 26 for the annual Alumni Golf Tournament at Redmond Ridge Golf Course.
After helping the Washington Baseball team to its best season in a decade with 41 wins, a school-record No. 5 ranking and a berth in the NCAA Regional finals on the road against Ole Miss, Braden Bishop did not go on vacation. Instead, the All-Pac-12 Defensive team outfielder headed east to play in the prestigious Cape Cod League.
Former Husky star Jake Lamb realized his lifelong dream Thursday night when he made his Major League debut against the Kansas City Royals. Lamb, who lettered 2010-12 at Washington, was 1-for-4 after getting the start at third base.
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.
Pac-12 Coach Of The Year Meggs Receives Contract Extension
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.