Summer Round-Up: July 21
July 21, 2017

Stay up to date on how the Gophers are doing this summer and how alumni are doing in their professional leagues.

Minor Leagues
Austin Athmann (West Michigan Whitecaps/Class A) – Athmann appeared in three games on the week, drawing two walks and scoring a run on Wednesday night at Beloit.

Matt Fiedler (Peoria Chiefs/Class A) – Fiedler appeared in four games last week, going 4-for-11 while driving in a run, scoring a run, and drawing a walk.

Lucas Gilbreath (Grand Junction Rockies/Rookie) – Gilbreath took the mound last Friday night, suffering the defeat while throwing 4.1 innings allowing just one earned on three hits and two walks.

Brian Glowicki (Eugene Emeralds/Class A-Short) – Glowicki made two appearances out of the Emeralds bullpen, picking up one save on 3.0 innings.

Tyler Hanson (Boise Hawks/Class A-Short) – Just days after inking his first professional deal, Hanson took the mound for the Boise Hawks, allowing two runs and one earned run on a home run.


Jordan Jess (West Virginia Power/Class A) – Jess pitched 1.2 shutout innings, striking out four on Monday night against Greensboro.

Ben Meyer (Jupiter Hammerheads/Class A Advanced) - Meyer made two starts for Jupiter without allowing an earned run in 11.2 innings. he scattered 10 hits and struck out 14 in that stretch. He has had six or more strikeouts in five-straight starts.

Seth Rosin (Richmond Flying Squirrels/Double-A) – Rosin has taken the hill in four games this week, allowing his first run of the season on Wednesday night, but struck out six in 3.2 innings on the week.

Dalton Sawyer (Stockton Ports/Class A-Advanced) – Sawyer suffered the loss in his his lone start of the week, but allowing just two earned on six hits in 5.0 innings while striking out four.

DJ Snelten (Sacramento River Cats/Triple-A) – Snelten appeared in three games, allowing just one earned on three hits in 3.1 innings, still boasting a 2.10 ERA on the year.

Tom Windle (Reading Fightin Phils/Double-A) – Windle tossed 2.2 innings in a pair of appearances last week, allowing one earned run on just one hit while striking out one.

Independent League
Nate Hanson (St. Paul Saints) – Hanson had hits in 4-of-5 games on the week, batting 7-for-19 with two doubles while scoring a run and driving in two.

Dan Motl (Sioux Falls Canaries) – Motl continues to swing a hot bat with four hits including a triple on the week, driving in three runs and scoring two.

Cape Cod League
Micah Coffey (Hyannis Harbor Hawks) – Coffey will start in the Cape Cod’s All-Star Game on Saturday night. He’s swung a hot bat this week as he launched his second home run of the season on Tuesday night. He has a hit in three-straight and five hits on the week while drawing a pair of walks.


Terrin Vavra (Cotuit Kettleers) – Vavra hit the diamond in five games this week but heated up in his last two, going 4-for-6 with two doubles, three runs and three RBIs.

Northwoods League
Toby Hanson (Mankato MoonDogs) – Hanson went 1-for-4 with a double in the NWL All-Star Game on Tuesday night, but before that extended his hitting streak to 21-straight games, a record for the Moon Dogs.

Danny Kapala (Waterloo Bucks) – Kapala tossed 1.1 innings of hitless ball, striking out two at Mankato last Saturday night in his strongest performance of the season.

Gabe Knowles (Duluth Huskies) – Knowles returned from the All-Star break going 2-for-3 with two doubles, two RBIs, and a run scored at St. Cloud.


Nick Lackney (Willmar Stingers) – Lackney has not made an appearance on the week due to the All-Star break.

Jackson Rose (St. Cloud Rox) – Rose returned to the hill last Saturday against Willmar, throwing 1.0 shutout inning while striking out one.

Riley Smith (Green Bay Bullfrogs) – Smith had five hits, drove in two runs, and crossed the plate twice in four games on the week.

Jake Stevenson (St. Cloud Rox) – Stevenson has not made an appearance on the week due to the All-Star break.

Eli Wilson (Willmar Stingers) – Wilson left the Stingers before the All-Star break.

Perfect Game League
Luke Pettersen (Saugerties Stallions) – Pettersen appeared in the All-Star Game for the PGCBL, going 2-for-2 with a double and an RBI.  He had hits in 3-of-4 games, scoring three runs and driving in one on the week.

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