JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - The Cape Cod League is the most prestigious summer baseball league, and four players with Region 8 ties will ply their trade there this summer.
A-State standouts Claude Johnson and Logan Uxa are teammates with the Wareham Gatemen. Uxa has a walk in 4 ABs, while Johnson is hitting .250 with 2 RBI.
Forrest City alum Barrett Astin is also on the Gatemen roster, along with fellow Razorback Colby Suggs. The Razorback had a three inning save in the College World Series. Astin was 2-1 with a 2.63 ERA last summer with Wareham. Brandon Moore is pitching for the Bourne Braves,
CWS champion James Farris will play for the Orleans Firebirds. The former Nettleton pitcher had a no-decision in the CWS decider vs. South Carolina. Hog standouts Dominic Ficociello and Jake Wise are also on the Orleans roster.