Former Kentucky Wildcats catcher Luke Maile, now playing with the Bowling Green Hot Rods (A – Tampa Bay Rays) has been named to play in the Midwest League All-Star game. As of yesterday’s action, Maile was hitting .278/.332/.366 in 205 at bats. Maile has one home run and 25 RBIs in 53 games played this season. Maile has been on a hitting tear lately, going 16 for 42 in the past 10 games.
J.T. Riddle played his first professional game for the Batavia Muckdogs on Monday and was 0 for 4 at the plate.
Trevor Gott made his professional debut on Sunday for the Eugene Emeralds (A SS-Padres). In his first professional game, he pitched 1.1 innings. He allowed 3 hits, 2 runs, 1 earned run, 2 walks, and struck out 2. After his first outing, he has a 6.75 ERA.
Jerad Grundy was assigned to the Vermont Lake Monsters (A SS-Athletics) and has yet to make his professional debut.
Corey Littrell was assigned to the Lowell Spinners (A SS-Red Sox) and has yet to make his professional debut.
Max Kuhn is playing for the Willmar Stingers (Northwoods League) this summer and his team is helping to build a Habitat for Humanity House.
Player Max Kuhn said he had never helped with a Habitat project before.
“I felt like it was the right thing to do, to give back to the community,” Kuhn said. “When they asked for people, I volunteered to help do this.”
Kuhn said he’d had a good two days helping repair the Goosmann’s home.
“It’s just a good time with my buddies and favorite coaches helping out,” he said.