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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Michael Costanzo joins list of Govs picked in MLB Draft

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball program has had a history over the years of getting players selected in the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft and this year was no exception with APSU Governors starting pitcher Michael Costanzo being selected by the Tampa Bay Rays.

Costanzo, a native of Chicago, was selected in the 31st round by the Rays – the 930th overall pick in the draft– while also being a part of a record 16 overall players from the Ohio Valley Conference to be chosen in this year’s draft.

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Instant Peay Play: APSU’s Alex Robles joins list of all-time greats to be picked in MLB Draft

 

Instant Peay Play - APSU SportsClarksville, TN – When recent Austin Peay State University graduate baseball player Alex Robles was selected in the 30th round of the 2017 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft on June 14th he joined an outstanding list of former APSU baseball players that have started their aspiring journeys to the big leagues with their names being called in the draft.

Drafted with the 886th overall pick, as a right-handed pitcher by the Minnesota Twins, Robles — who is from Tucson, AZ – became the 41st Governor to be drafted, since Tim Burns was drafted in 1972 by the California Angels.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball adds seven during Spring Signing Period

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN  – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team added seven signees during the spring signing period, bringing the 2013 class to 15 players in total, head coach Gary McClure announced, Monday.

Signing a national letter of intent to join the Govs in 2013 were right-handed pitcher Kevin Corey, of Los Gatos, CA; right-handed pitcher Tyler Crawford, of Seymour, TN; catcher Michael Davis, of Savannah, TN; utility player Craig Massoni, of Danville, CA.; right-handed pitcher Chase Morris, of Tullahoma, TN; right-handed pitcher Lee Ridenhour, of Lenexa, KS; and Kyle Schlatter, of Overland Park, KS.

Austin Peay Baseball. (Photo by APSU Sports)

Austin Peay Baseball. (Photo by APSU Sports)

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball’s Zach Toney and Michael Blanchard selected on the 3rd Day of the Major League Baseball Draft

 

Major League BaseballNew York, NY – Pitcher Zach Toney and outfielder Michael Blanchard, recent Austin Peay State University baseball alumni, were each selected on Day 3 of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft, Wednesday.

Toney, of D’Iberville, MS, was selected in the 28th round (801st overall picked) by the Chicago White Sox. A first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference selection, he completed his senior campaign with the Govs with a 5-3 record and 3.10 ERA.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball beats the Indiana State Sycamores in the NCAA Baseball Championship

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsEugene, OR – A trio of pitchers combined for Austin Peay State University’s sixth shutout this season in a 1-0 victory against Indiana State, Saturday in the NCAA Baseball Championship’s Eugene Regional at PK Park.

APSU Center fielder Michael Blanchard's leaping catch in the fourth kept a solo home run off the board in Austin Peay's 1-0 victory against Indiana State, Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

APSU Center fielder Michael Blanchard's leaping catch in the fourth kept a solo home run off the board in Austin Peay's 1-0 victory against Indiana State, Saturday. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball falls to the Oregon Ducks 6-5 in the bottom of the ninth

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsEugene, OR – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team surrendered two ninth-inning runs and fell to No. 5 national seed Oregon, 6-5 in opening round action of the NCAA Baseball Championships Eugene Regional at PK Park.

Starting pitcher Zach Toney limited Oregon to three runs in Friday night's loss in the NCAA's Eugene Regional. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Starting pitcher Zach Toney limited Oregon to three runs in Friday night's loss in the NCAA's Eugene Regional. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball defeats the Jacksonville State Gamecocks in 11 innings 7-6 to advance in the OVC Baseball Tournament

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJackson, TN – The Cardiac Govs struck again as Austin Peay State University’s baseball team outlasted Jacksonville State, 7-6, in 11 innings, in an elimination contest of the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship, Friday, at Pringles Park.

Austin Peay surrounds third baseman Greg Bachman after he scores on a wild pitch to win a 7-6 contest against Jacksonville State, Friday afternoon. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Austin Peay surrounds third baseman Greg Bachman after he scores on a wild pitch to win a 7-6 contest against Jacksonville State, Friday afternoon. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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APSU Governors Baseball 9th Inning rally comes up short in OVC Tournament loss to the Southeast Missouri Redhawks

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJackson, TN – Austin Peay State University’s baseball team mounted a ninth-inning rally, but fell one run short in a 4-3 loss to Southeast Missouri, Thursday night, in the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship’s second round at Pringles Park.

Starter Zach Toney went seven innings in Thursday's loss to Southeast Missouri. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

Starter Zach Toney went seven innings in Thursday's loss to Southeast Missouri. Austin Peay Baseball. (Courtesy: Austin Peay Sports Information)

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball begins OVC Baseball Championship Thursday

 

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Thursday-Sunday, May 24th-27th, 2012
Jackson, TN | Pringles Park (1,100)

Austin Peay State University GovernorsClarksville, TN – Austin Peay’s baseball team, the 2012 Ohio Valley Conference regular-season co-champion, begin s postseason play with a 7:00pm, Thursday contest in Jackson, Tennessee, as part of the OVC Baseball Championship at Pringles Park. The Govs will not know their opponent for Thursday’s contest until the conclusion of Wednesday’s opening-round action.

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Austin Peay Governors Baseball’s Jordan Hankins and Zach Toney named to 2012 All-OVC squad

 

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Austin Peay State University GovernorsJackson, TN – Austin Peay State University sophomore second baseman Jordan Hankins and senior pitcher Zach Toney were each named first-team All-Ohio Valley Conference, the league office announced during the postseason baseball awards banquet, Tuesday night.

APSU Baseball's Jordan Hankins and Zach Toney named to 2012 All-OVC squad

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