03/24/2017 12:25 PM
MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues are excited to welcome back two key position players to the 2017 roster. Johnny DeLaCruz (Univ. of Louisiana-Monroe) and Connor Lowrie (Blackhawk Jr. College) are returning Rogues who played in the inaugural Great West League All-Star Game in 2016.
Johnny DeLaCruz – Utility Infielder
Fan favorite, Johnny DeLaCruz will return for another summer with the Medford Rogues. Prior to this weekend’s Sunbelt Conference series with Little Rock, DeLaCruz had started all 22 games for University of Louisiana-Monroe. In his junior season, DeLaCruz is hitting .277 for the Warhawks in 83 at-bats with a team-leading four stolen bases. Last season for the Rogues, the GWL All-Star played in 44 games, hitting .279 with 43 hits, 25 RBI’s and four home runs.
Connor Lowrie – Outfielder
2016 Great West League All-Star Connor Lowrie is in his sophomore season at Blackhawk College (Illinois). Lowrie has played in all seven games for the Braves this season, hitting .304 with seven hits and three stolen bases. During the 2016 summer campaign with the Rogues, Lowrie had 38 hits, 28 RBIs and three home runs.
Don’t miss any of the action this summer! The Medford Rogues open their fifth season at Harry & David Field against the Yuba City Bears on May 30th. For season ticket information: CLICK HERE.
Contact: Medford Rogues Baseball Club, email@example.com or 541-973-2883.
ABOUT THE GREAT WEST LEAGUE
The Great West League is one of the premier summer collegiate wood bat leagues in North America, providing a professional, minor league-like atmosphere for top college players seeking professional baseball careers, while providing affordable family entertainment. The Great West League plays from June-August spans over Oregon and California and is comprised of the Medford Rogues, Chico Heat, Portland Pickles, Lincoln Potters, Marysville Gold Sox and Yuba City Bears.