WCAV-WVAW-WAHU | Charlottesville, Virginia | Sports

Trio of Cavs to Play on Cape This Summer

The Cape Cod League opens its season on Thursday. And the team rosters listed online include three current Virginia baseball players.

Rising senior infielder Jared King is listed on the roster for the Harwich Mariners, while rising junior lefty Kyle Crockett and rising senior outfielder Reed Gragnani will both play for the Orleans Firebirds.

Infielder Stephen Bruno is also listed on the Harwich roster, but won't be playing for the Mariners this summer. Bruno tweeted on Monday that he has signed with the Chicago Cubs, who drafted Bruno in the seventh round of last week's draft.

King started all 59 games last season for the Cavaliers. The Radford native finished the season in an 8-for-52 slump that dropped his batting average to .263. King finished the season with four homers and 44 RBI.

Gragnani is back for a second summer with the Firebirds. He opened the season as the Cavaliers' starting centerfielder, but missed most of the second half of the year with a quad injury. Gragnani hit .362 in 20 games.

Crockett went 5-2 with a 2.25 ERA in 32 appearances this spring, mostly out of the Virginia bullpen. He struck out 57 and walked just 12 in 60 innings pitched.


The comments sections of Newsplex.com are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from our viewers, but we only ask that you use your best judgment. E-mail is required, but will not be displayed with comment.

  • Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. We will not post comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.
  • We will not post comments that use hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our website.
  • Comments should not attack other readers or people featured in our stories personally. Any accusations should be backed up with facts.
  • Any comment we post will be posted in its entirety. We do not edit any comment that we post.
     
  • Comments should contribute to the discussion. We will not post comments that don't advance the discussion. Flaming and/or trolling will not be tolerated.
     
  • Comments should not attack other posters. Let's keep the focus on the content of the story.

    As a host Newsplex.com welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However this is a site that we host. We have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason The Newsplex reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.

    If you have any ideas to improve the conversation or this section let us know. Send an e-mail to webmaster@newsplex.com.

 

powered by Disqus
The Charlottesville Newsplex 999 2nd Street S.E. Charlottesville, VA 22902 434.242.1919 – Main 434.220.7522 - Newsroom
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 158618235