Alumni Notebook: Ruiz K’s three in win |

Alumni Notebook: Ruiz K’s three in win

Here’s a look at how some athletes with local ties fared recently at the college and professional level:

Pete Ruiz (Nevada Union, ’05); Gulf Coast League Red Sox ” In his starting performance on Sunday, Ruiz pitched 3.2 innings, striking out three batters en route to a GCL Red Sox win over the Reds, 5-4.

Ruiz was not credited with the win, but faced the majority of batters in the outing. He gave up two earned runs and four hits in his time on the mound.

This season, Ruiz is 1-1 with eight strikeouts in five appearances.

Robby Alcombrack (Bear River, ’06); Mahoning Valley Scrappers ” Alcombrack batted 2-for-6 over two games last week, scoring one run in the first of two games against Williamsport as his Mahoning Valley Scrappers lost both games.

Alcombrack is batting .281 through 19 games in the Class A short-season New York-Penn League.

Josh Roenicke (Nevada Union, ’01); Louisville Bats ” In two appearances last week, Roenicke pitched two innings against Charlotte, giving up a hit in each outing but without allowing a single run or walk.

Roenicke now holds a 2.66 ERA at Triple-A International League Louisville with one win in 19 appearances. He’s also claimed two saves and 19 strikeouts pitching in middle relief.

Jason Roenicke (Nevada Union, ’04); Auburn Doubledays ” Roenicke pitched in two innings during the last week for the Auburn Doubledays, walking two and giving up two hits but withholding any runs in relief work.

In three games for the Class A team, Roenicke hasn’t given up an earned run and has one strikeout.

Have we missed anyone? If you know of a college/professional athlete with local ties, please contact Brian Hamilton via e-mail at or by phone at 477-4240.

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