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Published On: June 22nd, 2015

Waterloo, Iowa – The Northwoods League has named Waterloo Bucks right-handed pitcher Jordan Desguin the NWL Pitcher of the Night for his efforts in Waterloo’s 11-1 win over the Kalamazoo Growlers on Sunday.  The junior from Florida Gulf Coast University tossed seven shutout innings, allowing two hits and striking out ten batters.

Desguin (pronounced DES-gwynn) OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAimproved to 1-1 on the year and through two starts has been a pleasant addition to the Bucks pitching staff, holding a 1.38 ERA with 14 strikeouts over 13 innings.  The Newport Beach, California native has yet to allow a hit to a left-handed batter this season in 15 at bats.

The Bucks host Kalamazoo again tonight at 7:05 pm CT.  The game can be heard online at with play-by-play announcer Matt Gruemmer.  The Bucks will then embark on a seven-game road trip before returning the Waterloo to close out the first half of the season with a 7:05 pm game versus the Rochester Honkers on Tuesday, June 30.

The Bucks play at Riverfront Stadium where team ownership has invested more than $70,000 in improvements since the end of the 2014 season including painted bleachers, public Wi-Fi, sound system, group outing areas, and concessions equipment.  Fans are encouraged to stay in touch with the Bucks by utilizing their website at


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The Waterloo Bucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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 120 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website.  For more information, visit