Knights in the Pros

Take a look at what former Knights are doing in professional baseball through their activity on social media.

  1. Drew Butera – Kansas City Royals

  2. • Hitting .227 in 37 games with seven RBI and two home runs
    • Went 3-for-3 with a triple against Boston on June 19
    • Drove in a pair of runs in a 2-for-4 performance at Tampa Bay on May 8
  3. Eric Skoglund – Kansas City Royals & Omaha Storm Chasers
  4. • Made an impressive debut for the Kansas City Royals on May 30 against the Detroit Tigers and former Cy Young winner Justin Verlander – Read more about it here
    • Tossed six and one-third scoreless innings for the third longest shutout debut in Royals history
    • Reassigned to Omaha after three starts in the MLB
    • 3-4 this season in 13 starts for the Storm Chasers, striking out 66 and an ERA of 4.09
    • Started one game in AA before getting promoted to AAA
  5. Ben Lively – Philadelphia Phillies & Lehigh Valley IronPigs
  6. • Made the most of his big league debut, tossing seven innings and allowing just four hits and one earned run against San Francisco on June 3
    • Started a total of seven games for the Phillies, going 1-4 with a 3.80 ERA and 17 strikeouts
    • With the IronPigs, posted a 7-1 record in 11 starts with a 2.27 ERA, fanning 57 in 67 1/3 innings
    • Tossed eight innings without allowing an earned run with seven strikeouts against the Louisville Bats on May 27
    • Went for six scoreless in his return to the IronPigs on July 13
  7. Chase Bradford – New York Mets & Las Vegas 51s
  8. • Made major league debut on June 25 at San Francisco, fanning a pair in one inning
    • Appeared in five games out of the bullpen for the Mets, striking out six in six innings of work
    • Tossed 32 2/3 innings for Las Vegas with an ERA of 4.13 with 26 punchouts
  9. Jordan Scheftz – AZL Indians
  10. • Came out of the bullpen on seven occasions to throw eight and one-third innings
    • Fanned eight batters this season
  11. Darnell Sweeney – Louisville Bats & Oklahoma City Dodgers
  12. • Spent first quarter of season with Oklahoma City before being traded to the Cincinnati Reds, then assigned to Louisville
    • Hit .227 with the Dodgers and bringing in 15 RBI in 38 games
    • Post trade, batting average has gone up to .291 over 45 games in Louisville with 14 RBI
    • Strung together seven hits over four games between July 14 and July 18
  13. Beau Taylor – Nashville Sounds & Midland Rockhounds
    • Split 39 games between Midland (AA) and Nashville (AAA) remaining consistent at each stop
    • For Nashville, hitting .311 with nine RBI in 18 games
    • Averaging .309 at the plate through 21 games with Midland
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