DAVIS, Calif. -- After bringing the 2018 season to a close, members of the UC Davis baseball team will pack their bags and spread out to compete in summer leagues across the country.
In total, 20 players will compete in nine different leagues, spanning across five states as well as Canada. Several Aggies will stay local for summer play, including Steve Ouellette and Blake Hannah, who are listed on rosters for the Sacramento Heat and Chico Heat, respectively. Additionally, Chris Brown, Jackson O'Boy, Alex Trautner, and Andres Lara will stay in the Northern California area as they head to the Far West League, while Cameron Briggs is the lone Southern California representative, competing for the Arroyo Seco Saints based out of Pasadena, Calif.
Caleb Van Blake will make the farthest trip of any Aggie, competing for the Mat-su Miners in the Alaska Baseball League, while Jared Sasaki, Tanner Murray, Joseph Myers, Brock Moffitt, and Ryan Rodriguez will make the second farthest journey to compete in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League in New York. Sasaki and Murray will don jerseys for the Geneva Red Wings, Myers and Moffitt will be listed on roster for the Elmira Pioneers, and Rodriguez will compete for the Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs.
A full listing of this year's summer league assignments is listed below (alphabetical order by league).
NAME - TEAM/LEAGUE
Caleb Van Blake - Mat-su Miners/Alaska Baseball League Follow
Cameron Briggs - Arroyo Seco Saints/California Collegiate League Follow
Chris Brown - Humboldt Crabs/Far West League Follow
Jackson O'Boy - Humboldt Crabs/Far West League Follow
Alex Trautner - Humboldt Crabs/Far West League Follow
Andres Lara - Redding Colt 45s/Far West League Follow
Steve Ouellette - Sacramento Heat/Golden State CBL Follow
Blake Hannah - Chico Heat/Great West League Follow
Spencer Gedestad - Clarinda A's/M.I.N.K League Follow
Tim Wieser - Clarinda A's/M.I.N.K League Follow
Logan Denholm - Rochester Honkers/Northwoods League Follow
Brock Moffitt - Elmira Pioneers/Perfect Game CBL Follow
Joseph Myers - Elmira Pioneers/Perfect Game CBL Follow
Tanner Murray - Geneva Red Wings/Perfect Game CBL Follow
Jared Sasaki - Geneva Red Wings/Perfect Game CBL Follow
Ryan Rodriguez - Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs/Perfect Game CBL Follow
Garret Kelly - Kelowna Falcons/West Coast League Follow
Kyler Arenado - Humboldt B52s Follow
Brett Erwin - Humboldt B52s Follow
Matt Mascio - Humboldt B52s Follow
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