Nov. 18, 2012
Lineup Card is a feature highlighting notes from around
Nov. 12-18, 2012
the third straight year, the Furman baseball program partnered
with the Mauldin Miracle League. Each week during the fall, 10
to 15 players would volunteer and help teach kids
the game of baseball.
Iowa, Oklahoma and New Mexico will join host
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi for the 2013 Kleberg Bank College
Classic at Whataburger Field from Feb. 22-24.
Feb. 22: Iowa vs. Oklahoma, 2 p.m.; New Mexico
vs. Texas A&M-CC, 6 p.m.
Feb. 23: Iowa vs. New Mexico, 2 p.m.; Oklahoma
vs. Texas A&M-CC, 6 p.m.
Feb. 24: New Mexico vs. Oklahoma, 9:30 a.m.; Iowa
vs. Texas A&M-CC, 1 p.m.
Billy Ferriter, a redshirt senior outfielder,
will serve as the team captain at Connecticut for the 2013
season. He was one of four captains this past year. A native of
Nashua, N.H., Ferriter was First Team All-Big East in 2012. The
leadoff hitter batted .319 with 43 runs and 24 steals.
Prior to its trip to the Dominican Republic in
December, the Kansas baseball program packed more than 1,000
health kits to take with them. The kits included tooth brushes,
tooth paste, soap, a comb and hand towels.
Stetson baseball will hold its annual Blood Drive
on Nov. 19. The event will be held at Melching Field at Conrad
Park from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Former Appalachian State All-American Daniel
Kassouf has signed a professional contract with the Southern
Illinois Miners of the independent Frontier League. Kassouf, who
was not picked in this past year MLB Draft, had 17 home runs, 66
RBI and a slugging percentage of .635 during his senior season
Former Tennessee and current New York Met pitcher
R.A. Dickey won the 2012 National League Cy Young Award. The
first knuckleballer to win the award, Dickey went 20-6 with an
ERA of 2.73. He led the NL with 230 strikeouts, 233.2 innings,
five complete games and three shutouts.
Former Texas A&M standout Davey Johnson was named
National League Manager of the Year after leading the Washington
Nationals to the NL East Division title with a 98-64 record, the
top mark in the Major Leagues.
Former Rutgers standout
Todd Frazier of the Cincinnati Reds finished third in National
League Rookie of the Year voting. The third baseman earned three
first-place votes, seven second-place votes and nine third-place
votes for 45 points. Washington outfielder Bryce Harper claimed
the award with 112 points, followed by Arizona pitcher Wade
Miley with 105 points. Frazier hit .273 with 19 home runs and 67
(photo courtesy of Furman Baseball Office)