Campbell baseball summer league update

Christian Jones (Courtesy of the River Rafters and Jeff Fiebelkorn)
Christian Jones (Courtesy of the River Rafters and Jeff Fiebelkorn)

BUIES CREEK, N.C. --- Five members of the Campbell baseball team are currently participating in collegiate summer leagues across the country.

Christian Jones

Sr. | INF | Wisconsin River Rafters | Northwoods League

Jones has appeared in eight of the first nine games for the River Rafters this season. A rising senior, Jones is batting .250 on the young season with six hits in 24 trips to the plate. He has flashed power with the wood bat as three of his six base knocks have been home runs. Jones has driven in six RBI and drawn five walks.

For the Camels, Jones batted .210 last season with 37 hits and 28 RBI. He appeared in 53 contests and scored 23 runs with eight doubles and 13 walks.

Zach Minnick

Jr. | C | Woodstock River Bandits | Valley League

Minnick is playing with the Woodstock River Bandits out of the Valley Baseball League. He looking to make his first appearance as the team is 2-3 early this season.

Minnick started 42 games behind the plate for the Camels last season. He finished with a .294 batting average on 47 hits with 25 RBI.

Logan Heintzman

So. | RHP | Cincinnati Steam | Great Lakes League

Hintzman has signed to play with the Cincinnati Steam out of the Great Lakes League, and the team will kick off its 2017 schedule on Saturday, June 10. The Steam are coached by former Camel outfielder Jimmy Brenneman (2011-12).

Wes Noble

Sr. | RHP | Hamilton Joes | Great Lakes League

Noble will pitch for the Hamilton Joes in the Great Lake leagues, and the squad will kick off its 2017 season on Friday, June 9.

Noble compiled a 3.52 ERA between 21 appearances and five starts for Campbell last season. He struck out a team-high 61 batters in 61 1/3 innings on the mound and finished with a 4-2 record.

Tyler Babin

Fr. | C | Holly Springs Salamanders | Coastal Plain League

Babin, an incoming freshman, has made one appearance behind the plate for the Holly Springs Salamanders this season. He has a .250 on base percentage and a RBI after drawing a bases-loaded walk in four trips to the plate.

Babin has been ranked as the No. 10 catcher in North Carolina (92nd overall) by Prep Baseball Report out of Holly Springs High School. The catcher batted .429 during his junior season, knocking in 40 runs and catching 21 would be base stealers.