Talented Trifecta Signed by Green Bay
Green Bay, Wis. – The Bullfrogs welcome a trio of talented athletes from around the country, IF Matt Beaty (Belmont University), SS Dane Hutcheon (University of Montevallo), and C Sam Hall (Western Nevada College).
IF – Matt Beaty, 6’0”, 210 lbs (L/R), Junior
Belmont University’s proven lefty and former member of the Atlantic Sun All-Freshman (2012) team is in the midst of another productive season. Beaty has posted a .300/.451/.475 line in 12 games started to go along with one homer and seven RBIs thus far. He comes off a 2013 summer collegiate season with the Sarasota Brigade in Sarasota Springs, New York where he hit .262, mashed one homer, and drove in 16 RBIs in 33 games played. His performance garnered him an invitation to the New England Collegiate Baseball (NECBL) All-Star game where he recorded one hit. After excelling on the field sophomore year (.285 avg, 11 doubles, four homers), he was named to the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for his savvy work in the classroom. No learning curve needed his freshman campaign when he earned a .256 avg, 34 runs, 13 doubles, and a team-high 46 RBIs. The Dresden, Tenn. native was three-time All-State selection in high school.
SS – Dane Hutcheon, 5’10”, 165 lbs (L/R), Freshman
The fresh-faced newcomer and former first-team All-Academic selection out of Colorado has been a quick study in his first year at Montevallo. He is currently hitting .291/.395/.340 in 38 games started while racking up seven doubles, 15 RBIs, and four stolen bases for the Falcons. Hutcheon got the job done as a prep with an efficient .393 career batting average, 48 runs, and 38 RBI in 62 total varsity games at Pine Creek high school. The Colorado Springs, Colo. native is a former first team All-Conference selection and played in the junior State All-Star game. The freshman is currently majoring in business.
C – Sam Hall, 5’11”, 207 lbs, (L/R), Sophomore
Multi-faceted in the field and at the dish, Hall’s got the numbers to prove it. He currently resides in the top three of his team in multiple categories including his slashline (.333/.454/.487), doubles (9), RBIs (20), and walks (16). The Ogden, UT native has helped Western Nevada College to a second-place standing in the Scenic West Athletic Conference.
The Green Bay Bullfrogs are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 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 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.greenbaybullfrogs.com.