The Duluth Huskies Announce Two More Players for the 2018 Season
Cosby and Jones to be added to the roster
Duluth, Minn. – The Duluth Huskies Baseball Club is thrilled to announce the addition of two more players to compete in the 2018 season. Christian Cosby (RHP) from Placentia, California and Christian Jones (1B, OF) from Federal Way, Washington are the newest members of the Huskie team.
Christian Cosby is a 6’5” junior coming from Chapman University (Orange, CA) that batted .291 in 40 games for the Panthers during the previous season. Christian also recorded 4 homeruns and 23 RBI’s at the plate in those 40 games. The right-handed thrower and batter pitched in 9.2 innings with 8 strikeouts and 4 walks. He has also been known to play in the outfield in which his fielding percentage is proficient at .984.
Christian Jones is our second Christian to introduce today, he will be a sophomore this upcoming season and is currently playing for the Washington Huskies (Seattle, WA). As a dual sport athlete in high school he was highly sought after, receiving the Washington Baseball Gatorade Player of the Year in his senior season for Federal Way, WA. In limited appearances during his freshman year, Jones was able to get his first hit and homerun in just his second at-bat with the team. Christian looks to have a much larger impact this NCAA season after getting some experience under his belt. Jones was also drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 31st round of the 2016 draft.
The Huskies open the 2018 season with five road games, but open at Wade Stadium Sunday, June 3rd against the Eau Claire Express. Season tickets, punch cards, and other ticket packages are still available. For more information, contact the Duluth Huskies front office at 218-786-9909 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.