(Pictured: Zach Jackson)
Wisconsin Rapids Rafters Land Nine On List
(Rochester, Minn.) – The Northwoods League today announced their top 200 prospects from the 2014 season. The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters had nine players named to the report. The list was compiled by Bradley Smart from Smart on Sports after discussions with all 18 Field Managers in the Northwoods League.
The nine Wisconsin Rapids Rafters selections from the 2014 season are:
6. Zach Jackson, rhp (Arkansas)
15. Zack Domingues, ss (Long Beach State)
16. Domenic Mazza, lhp (UC Santa Barbara)
36. Keelin Rasch, 3b (Louisiana Monroe)
61. Clark Eagan, of/1b (Arkansas)
95. Nick Blackburn, rhp (Illinois)
144. Erik Payne, if (Virginia Tech)
175. Blake Drabik, rhp (Memphis)
191. Michael Jurgella, util (St. Cloud State)
** The number listed reflects their ranking in the top 200 prospects
A complete listing of all 200 prospects is also attached. The first 100 prospects are listed along with a short summary of their 2014 season in the Northwoods League.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters 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 via the Northwoods League YouTube channel. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.com.