Mallards Add Pair of Position Players
Timmons and Camacho set to join Mallards
Madison, Wis. – The Madison Mallards have announced the signing of two position players, junior Shane Timmons (San Jose State) and sophomore Angel Camacho (Jacksonville University). Both players have had success at their respective colleges and will head to the Duck Pond this summer.
Timmons, a 5’11”, 230-pound junior from Mission Viejo, CA., has proved to be a versatile and consistent hitter during his first two seasons at San Jose State University. Timmons led the Spartans in a variety of notable hitting categories including batting average (.328), on-base percentage (.383), and hits (61) in the 48 games. He also slugged four home runs and tallied 26 RBI. As a freshman, Timmons was a threat in the San Jose State lineup, starting 32 games, hitting four home runs and knocking in 16.
Thus far in 2017, Timmons has put up impressive numbers as he has started 48 games and has a .301 batting average. He leads the Spartans in home runs and RBI with nine and 37, respectively.
Camacho, a 6’4”, 205-pound sophomore from Jacksonville, FL. will become a Mallard after his second season with the Dolphins. As a freshman, Camacho played in 52 games and compiled a .238 average. He had 40 hits, including 11 doubles and 22 RBI. He also stole six bases. Prior to his time at Jacksonville University, Camacho was a three-year letter winner at Creekside High School in Jacksonville. He was part of two State Final Four teams.
During the 2017 campaign, Camacho has played in 39 games, has a .336 batting average with 19 RBI and leads the team in home runs (6).
The Mallards will open their season at home on Tuesday, May 30th at 6:35 PM against the Fond Du Lac Dock Spiders. Group and single game tickets for the 2017 season are on sale now. For more information call the Mallards Ticket Office at 608-246-4277, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the ticket office at 2920 N. Sherman Avenue, Madison, WI.
The Madison Mallards are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 160 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.mallardsbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Mallards as your favorite team.