Jasper Reds Finish Regular Season Undefeated, First Time in 125 Year History

Jasper (NNDC) – The Jasper Reds finished up their regular season on Thursday night at Ruxer Field with a 10-0 win over the Terre Haute Red Sox.   That win solidified the teams first ever undefeated season in their 125 year history.  Devan Franz picked up the win for the Reds allowing only 2 hits in his five innings of work.  Franz struck out nine and walked three as he improved his record to 2-0 on the season.   Kris Weisheit and Ben Lambert worked 2 innings each of hitless relief.   Jasper had 13 hits in the game and was led by Austin Simmers who had 3 hits.   Austin Alles homered in the 2nd inning and added a single, LaWan Rollins tripled while Jacob Lents and Ben Lambert each picked up doubles.

The Jasper Reds finish up the regular season with an 18-0 record.

The Reds will now head to Louisville’s Slugger Field to participate in the inaugural Bluegrass World Series.   Jasper will play the Louisville Stars, a team comprised of former MLB stars.  The Reds will then continue pool play on Wednesday at Slugger Field as they will face the Florida Collegiate Summer League champion.   That league receives operating funds from Major League Baseball.    On Friday, the Reds will travel to University of Louisville’s Patterson Field to meet Hattiesburg MS.   If Jasper wins or finish in second place in their pool, they will return to Slugger Field for a game next Saturday.

NNDC will keep you updated on the results from the Bluegrass World Series.

 

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