The 2008 Batavia Muckdogs got off to a slow start, being swept in their first series of the season. But the team has turned things around with two series wins during the week and finishing with a 5-2 record in the last seven games.
coming slowly out of the chute, the Muckdogs have turned things around.
Jon Edwards has hit in six of his eight games, including two games of three hits or
more. On June 23, Edwards had four
extra base hits, three doubles and a home run. Colt Sedbrook leads the team in at-bats
and is hitting .324. The
After a big season at UNLV, Xavier Scruggs has really struggled in the early going of professional baseball. In 32 at-bats, Scruggs has only two hits for an average of .063. Leadoff hitter Beau Riportella is hitting .167.
New York-Penn League
Muckdogs rank third in the Pinckney division with a 5-5 record, 1.5 games back
With his .393 average, Jon Edwards ranks in a tie for second in the league in hitting and in slugging percentage with a .786 mark. Jermaine Curtis ranks fifth in the league in slugging percentage at .548 and is tied for second in doubles.
Nieto is tied for first in the League with his ERA of zero. With his 12 strikeouts, Eager ranks sixth in the league.
The Muckdogs rank eighth in the 14-team league with a .237 average. The team sits in second with five home runs.
With a 2.80 ERA, the team is fifth ranks fifth but last in walks allowed.
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