Larks Sign Talented Trio from Illinois State
BISMARCK, ND – The Bismarck Larks have signed a trio of players this season for this upcoming summer. Pitchers Brady Huffman and Jeff Lindgren, along with outfielder Noah Sadler
Brady is a freshman pitcher from Genoa, Ill, and was a four-year starter at Genoa-Kingston High School. He was a three-time all-conference selection, and led his team to the regional championship, striking out 144 batters during his junior season. This season for the Redbirds, he’s thrown 18 innings with 11 strikeouts from 7 starts.
Jeff Lindgren is a sophomore pitcher from Champaign, Ill. Last season for the Redbirds, he made 11 scoreless appearances, and threw 5 strikeouts at No. 9 ranked Oregon. In each of his appearances, he walked only zero or one batters all but three times. He was also named to the AFNI Honor Roll.
Noah Sadler is a junior from Mukwonago, WI. He’s played for Illinois State the past two seasons, with a career batting average of .399 and on-base percentage of .498. He helped lead the Red Birds to back-to-back Missouri Valley Conference titles. This season, Sadler has batted in 15 runs from 22 hits, and a .275 batting average.
Fans can watch the best collegiate baseball talent in the country this summer when the Larks begin their 2017 inaugural season. Ticket packages are still available by logging on to larksbaseball.com, and contacting the team’s front office 701-557-7600
The team has released a fourth plan (PLAN D) to keep up the demand for their Scheels 7-Game Packs. Fans can log onto larksbaseball.com or contact the front office 701-557-7600
The Bismarck Larks 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 (CWS), 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.larksbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Larks as your favorite team.