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MoonDogs’ Sullivan Named Rawlings Big Stick Award Winner

MoonDogs’ Sullivan Named Rawlings Big Stick Award Winner

 

MANKATO, Minn. – The Mankato MoonDogs, members of the Northwoods League, are thrilled to announce that 2014 Center Fielder Tyler Sullivan (Pacific) was named one of the Rawlings Big Stick Award Winner.

Rawlings has been rewarding the top hitters in the Northwoods League since 2007 in addition to honoring the best fielders since 2002. To honor their achievement the eight award winners will receive an engraved bat from Rawlings. The complete list of 2014 Rawlings “Big Stick” Award Winners is below.

Position

Player

NWL Team

College

Batting Average

C

Daniel Salters

Eau Claire

Dallas Baptist

.327

1B

Pete Alonso

Madison

Florida

.354

2B

Pat MacKenzie

Waterloo

Central Michigan

.374

3B

Keelin Rasch

Wisconsin Rapids

Louisiana – Monroe

.340

SS

Zack Domingues

Wisconsin Rapids

Long Beach State

.376

OF

Tyler Sullivan

Mankato

Pacific

.352

OF

Jordan Lee

Alexandria

Texas – Corpus Christi

.325

OF

Pat Porter

Kenosha

Ohio State

.324


To be eligible a player would have needed to have enough plate appearances to qualify for a batting title. A player must have a minimum of 2.7 plate appearances per team game.

 

Season tickets are on sale now in the MoonDogs ticket office located at 1221 Caledonia St. or by calling (507) 625-7047

 

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 (BOS) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit www.mankatomoondogs.com. – See more at: http://northwoodsleague.com/mankato-moondogs/2014/08/28/10-moondogs-among-northwoods-leagues-top-200-prospects/#sthash.92TbYugD.dpuf