Saturday, June 16, 2012

Mizzou Baseball Diaspora: Tepesch Up, Lollis Nuts, EG Brave & Tony V

Former Mizzou Pitcher Nick Tepesch Promoted to Double-A (
Former Mizzou pitcher Nick Tepesch was pormoted to the Texas Rangers Double-A affliate in Frisco, Texas on Thursday. Tepesch pitched for the Single-A Myrtle Beach Pelicans this season.

He has a 2.89 ERA in 12 starts this season but in his last fives starts he has a 4-0 record with an ERA of 0.75.
In his first outing with Frisco last night Tepesch pitched 8 innings and gave up 2 runs on 7 hits, for the win.

Houston Christian HS grad Ryan Lollis drives Modesto nuts (Houston Chronicle)
Houston Christian High School graduate Ryan Lollis helped lead the San Jose Giants past the Modesto Nuts, 6-5, in minor league baseball action Thursday, June 14.

Lollis went 2-for-4, with a double and a run scored.

On the season, Lollis, an outfielder, is batting .307, with two home runs and 25 RBI. Lollis is a 2005 graduate of Houston Christian and a 20th-round selection (601st overall) of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 2005 Major League Baseball draft.

Q&A with Braves 20th Round Pick Eric Garcia (Atlanta Dugout - SUBSCRIPTION ONLY)
The Braves selected shortstop Eric Garcia in the 20th round out of the University of Missouri. He sat down with us for a Q&A session to talk about being drafted by the Braves, who he would compare his game to at the big league level, and more.

TCU Hires New Pitching Coach, Former Astro Kirk Saarloos (
Tony Vitello will be promoted to Assistant Head Coach, handling the hitters while coordinating the Frogs recruiting efforts.

1 comment:

  1. Nick is a great talent and will soon be in the show.