USA National Team
Team USA has dropped three of four contests against Japan and now has a 10-5 record. Lance Lynn picked up his first decision of the summer with a sterling six-inning outing against Chinese Taipei on July 2. The right-hander struck out 10 and retired nine and six hitters consecutively at different points. Other SEC athletes on Team USA are Pedro Alvarez (Vanderbilt), Justin Smoak (USC), Ryan Flaherty (Vanderbilt), Logan Forsythe (Arkansas) and Mike Minor (Vanderbilt)
Lance Lynn - 1-0, 0.00, 14 Ks and 2 BBs in 9.0 IP, 0.69 average against
Cody Satterwhite - 1-0, 1.59, 1 save, 8 Ks and 5 BBs in 5.2 IP, .200 average against
Bourne Braves, Cape Cod League
Bourne is leading the Cape Cod Western Division and stands second overall with a 12-6-2 record. Mississippi State's Mitch Moreland also plays for the Braves.
Brett Basham - .267, 0 home runs and 5 RBI in 30 at-bats, .267 on-base and .333 slugging
Delaware Cows, Great Lakes League
The Cows are leading their division at 17-5 thanks to a record of 11-1 away from home. Evan Button and Matt Smith were both selected as all-stars and will compete in that game on July 11 at 6:30 p.m. Other SEC athletes playing for Delaware are Greg Houston (MSU), Russ Sneed (MSU) and Matt Jackson (LSU)
Matt Smith - .404, 1 home run and 15 RBI in 47 at-bats, .431 on-base and .553 slugging
0-0, 0.00, 2 saves, 2 Ks and 0 BBs in 0.2 IP, .000 average against
Evan Button - .286, 1 home run and 7 RBI in 49 at-bats, .340 on-base and .429 slugging
Nathan Baker - 0-0, 0.00, 7 Ks and 5 BBs in 5.0 IP, .176 average against
Thomasville HiToms, Coastal Plains League
Thomasville won the Western Division during the first half of the season with a 19-8 record. Other SEC athletes playing for the HiToms are Georgia products Adam Fuller and Rich Poythress.
Kevin Parker - .667, 0 home runs and 1 RBI in three at-bats, .750 on-base and .667 slugging
0-3, 4.41, 13 Ks and 11 BBs in 16.1 IP, .262 average against
Wade Broyles - 3-0, 0.00, 35 Ks and 7 BBs in 22 IP, .118 average against
Justin Cryer - 0-0, 1.32, 17 Ks and 2 BBs in 13.2 IP, .116 average against
Zach Miller - .244, 1 home run and 3 RBI in 45 at-bats, .292 on-base and .356 slugging
Anchorage Glacier Pilots, Alaskan Baseball League
Anchorage is 12-11 overall and 7-9 in their division. Other SEC athletes playing for the Glacier Pilots are Chad Crosswhite (MSU), Cody Neer (Florida) and Avery Barnes (Florida)
Brett Bukvich - 0-1, 3.53, 8 Ks and 1 BB in 7.2 IP, .353 average against
Diamond Rebs - Summer Update
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