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.
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)