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MoonDogs Add Three to 2014 Roster

MANKATO-Minn. The Mankato MoonDogs Baseball Club, a member of the Northwoods League is excited to announce the commitment of infielder Levi Scott as well as outfielders David Graybill and Tyler Sullivan for the 2014 MoonDogs season.

Scott, a six-foot-four-inch, 243-pound junior, is batting .298 this season for the University of Texas-Arlington. In 36 games, he has compiled five doubles, two triples, and 10 RBI's. The Baltimore Orioles drafted Scott in the 21st round of the 2013 MLB Entry Draft. In addition to hitting, Scott has done well defensively this spring, compiling a fielding percentage of .987 with 297 putouts at first base.

Before coming to the University of Texas-Arlington, Scott hit .359 with a slugging percentage of .587 for Howard Junior College, including 4 homers.

Graybill, a six-foot-five-inch, 244-pound sophomore has a batting average of .231 for the Arizona State Sun Devils this spring. In 16 games, he has a home run, a pair of doubles, and five RBI's. Graybill's freshman campaign included 17 starts at first base, a batting average of .268, seven RBI's, and eight runs scored. He has the ability to play infield or outfield for the MoonDogs this summer.

Graybill was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 31st round of the 2012 MLB Entry Draft.

Sullivan, a five-foot-ten-inch, 175-pound junior possesses speed on the base path and the outfield. In his sophomore season for the University of the Pacific, he established himself as the Tigers' starting centerfielder and primary leadoff hitter. He started all 53 games and finished with a .292 batting average, second best on the team.

This season Sullivan continues to improve. He is currently batting .346 for Pacific in 44 games and has 63 hits, two home runs, 14 RBI's, and 11 stolen bases.

The MoonDogs home opener is scheduled for Wednesday, May 28 at 7:05 p.m. against the Alexandria Blue Anchors at Franklin Rogers Park. Season tickets are now on sale at the MoonDogs office located at 1221 Caledonia Street.

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The Mankato MoonDogs 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.mankatomoondogs.com.