Esquerra and Tokunaga signed for 2018 season
Duluth, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies Baseball Club is excited to announce the additions of Trevin Esquerra (1B, OF) from San Diego, California, and Tanner Tokunaga (OF) from Waipio, Hawaii, to the 2018 roster.
Trevin Esquerra is a 6’ 1” sophomore coming from Loyola Marymount University. He was a 2016 graduate of Patrick Henry High School. In his high school ball career, he earned All-Eastern League honors as a senior, hit .446 with nine home runs, 32 RBI, 26 runs scored and a .531 on-base percentage as a senior, and led the league in home runs, RBI, slugging and on-base percentage. In his first year at Loyola Marymount, he appeared in 37 games producing a .209 batting average with 14 runs scored, 12 RBI, collecting six doubles, a triple, and two home runs.
Tanner Tokunaga is a 5’7” junior from Hawaii Pacific University. Tokunaga played high school ball at Pearl City High School. There, he was selected to the OIA First-Team for the 2012-2014 seasons and was selected to the 2014 First Team All-State Team. In 2016 at Hawaii Pacific University, he had a .297 batting average and scored 48 runs bringing in seven doubles, one triple, and 17 stolen bases.
The Duluth Huskies are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Entering its 25th anniversary season, the Northwoods 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 185 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-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 (LAD) and Lucas Duda (TBR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.duluthhuskies.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Huskies as your favorite team.