LEXINGTON, Ky.- The Lexington Hustlers have completed signings for their 2012 preliminary roster, the team announced Saturday.
29 players from 17 different institutions represent the preliminary roster for the Hustlers. 21 are native Kentuckians, with out-of-town players hailing from Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and South Carolina. RHP Connor Asay and OF Sam Kidd are the only two returners from last year’s squad.
Asay was tied for second in appearances (11) and strikeouts (24) for the 2011 Hustlers, and owned a 3.56 ERA over his last seven games.
Kidd batted .301 in 36 games last summer, adding eight doubles and 12 stolen bases, and was named to the 2010 GLSCL All-Star team.
Hustlers looking for host families: From early June through early August, these student-athletes from all over the country will hone their skills and chase their dreams of becoming professional baseball players. Provide a bed, a positive environment, and some meals and you will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the future of a young man!
For your efforts as a host family, you will receive a season pass for each family member, a Hustlers t-shirt for each family member, and a continued friendship that will last a lifetime. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to be a part of the Hustlers family!