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Clarksville, TN – As baseball fans shift their attention to Cincinnati for the 2015 All-Star Game, it’s an appropriate time to look across the country at former Austin Peay State University players competing in the pros.
Currently, there are two Govs playing in the big leagues, seven in minor league systems, and one signed to the Frontier League.
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Clarksville, TN – Joel Mangrum, who has served as Austin Peay State University’s pitching coach and recruiting coordinator for the past five seasons, has resigned his position to accept a similar post at New Mexico State.
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As the season nears its midpoint, three Govs alumni have been named to their All-Star teams at the minor league level.
Instant Peay Play: Several former Govs, Lady Govs give fans something to follow until fall sports arrive
But that doesn’t mean Austin Peay State University fans don’t have anyone to follow, support and cheer for as the dog days of summer arrive, several former Governors and Lady Govs continue their sporting careers in the pros.
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Jackson, TN – A trio of Austin Peay State University baseball freshmen received postseason honors at the Ohio Valley Conference baseball banquet, Tuesday night, prior to the start of the OVC Baseball Championship.
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Clarksville, TN – A day after Gary McClure became the first Ohio Valley Conference baseball coach in history to record 800 career victories, Austin Peay State University has announced it has signed its longtime coach to a four-year extension through the 2017-18 season.
McClure, who has led Austin Peay baseball to three straight NCAA tournaments and six overall, became only the 28th active coach with 800 career victories, Sunday, when the Governors defeated Iowa, 7-4.
Clarksville, TN – The 2013 Minor League Baseball campaign has come to a close and Austin Peay State University’s baseball team saw 14 former student-athletes playing professional baseball.
The Govs continue to have three players active in Major League Baseball: Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis, New York Yankees relief pitcher Shawn Kelley and Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Matt Reynolds. Each of the three has a month left in their seasons and, in the case of A.J. Ellis and Shawn Kelley, possibly more with October postseason runs.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team completed its 2014 recruiting class, adding an infielder and five pitchers in the spring signing period.
Joining the Govs in the spring signing period were right-handed pitcher Caleb DeLee, of Collierville, TN; infielder Alex Robles, of Tucson, AZ; right-handed pitcher Jake Corum, of Blaine, TN; right-handed pitcher Mark Hendrick, of Albuquerque, NM; and right-handed pitcher Shane Lantigua, of Bartlett, TN.
Clarksville, TN – With its record draft class reporting to summer leagues, Austin Peay State University’s baseball team now claims a record 14 former student-athletes playing professional baseball.
The Governors saw a record five players selected in Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player draft in June. Each of the five signed a professional contract and reported to leagues across the country.
Omaha, NE – Postseason accolades continue to flow in as Austin Peay State University closer Tyler Rogers was named a Rawlings Second-Team All-America pick by the American Baseball Coaches Association, Thursday.
In addition, infielders Jordan Hankins and Craig Massoni received Second-Team All-South Region honors.
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