Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Covering Dallas, Monmouth, Independence, Falls City and surrounding areas since 1868
August 14, 2013
In the past three seasons, Jake Pettit has risen through the ranks from rookie ball to Triple A within the Baltimore Orioles organization. This season Pettit had a brief stint with the Norfolk (Va.) Tides and is currently pitching in Double A with the Bowie (Md.) Baysox. Pettit started a total of 18 games for the Baysox, garnering six wins and five losses on the season with an ERA of 4.57 and notching 82 strikeouts.
Grady Wood spent the majority of his summer with the Clinton (Ia.) Lumberkings of the Midwest league where he appeared in 27 games with a 2.50 ERA and seven saves before being sent to the High Desert Mavericks in Adelanto, Calif. - a Seattle Mariners Single A affiliate in the California league. In 14 relief appearences for the Mavericks, Wood has a 3.33 ERA and 1.296 WHIP in 27 innings pitched.