Hustlers look to stay in hunt for GLSCL playoffs

The Hustlers (8-8) look to stay in the 2012 Great Lakes League playoff hunt, hosting the Hamilton Joes (6-10) on Friday night. First pitch at Henry Clay High School is set for 7pm.

David Simmons

The Hustlers have been led on offense by Wofford’s Taylor Rozier, who is batting .358 with a league-leading 16 RBI so far this summer. Kentucky’s Stephen Hoagland (.350) and Western Kentucky’s David Simmons (.333, 7 stolen bases) are also off to great starts.

Western Kentucky’s Austin Clay (2-0, 2.94 ERA) will take the mound against the Joes. Lexington travels to Licking County for a Saturday doubleheader against the Settlers before returning home to host the Dayton Docs on Sunday. Here are the probable starters for the next six games:

Friday, 6/29 vs. Hamilton Joes- Austin Clay (WKU; 2-0, 2.94 ERA)
Sat., 6/30 @ Licking Co. Settlers (gm 1)- Jordan Cooper (MTSU; (0-1, 4.82)
Sat., 6/30 @ Licking Co. (gm 2)- Logan Shaftner (Parkland; (0-2, 2.40)
Sunday, 7/1 vs. Dayton Docs (gm 1)- Jacob Hall (Lincoln Trail; (1-1, 5.40)
Sunday, 7/1 vs. Dayton (gm 2)- Ian Tompkins (WKU; 0-1, 12.27)
Wednesday, 7/4 @ Hamilton Joes- Jakson Deyer (Louisville; 1-0, 3.55)

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About Lexington Hustlers

Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League (GLSCL) team est. 2010. Named after the original Lexington Hustlers of the 1940s and 1950s. Roster is comprised of some of the top players in college baseball; many from the central Kentucky area, and most of our staff comes from our internship program, which is largely responsible for performing organizational duties throughout the summer.
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