Alumni Report for 04-04-13


Each week, The Commercial will run the list of active-status athletes from the area with their recent statistics in professional or collegiate action. If there is an active player, whom you believe should be included in this report, please email us at pbsports@pbcommercial.com

COLLEGE

RYAN DARDENNE

Southern Arkansas catcher

Sophomore, Watson Chapel

LSU-Shreveport defeated Southern Arkansas 8-7 on Tuesday. Dardenne was 0 for 3 with two walks and a run scored. He also committed his third error of the season. In 35 games this season, Dardenne is batting .300 with two home runs, 25 RBIs, 16 walks and 25 runs scored.

ZACH BARR

University of Central Arkansas baseball

Sophomore, White Hall

In 10 appearances this season, Barr is 2-0 with an ERA of 3.00 in just 12 innings of work. He has allowed four runs (all earned) on nine hits with two walks and 11 strikeouts. Opponents have a batting average of .205 against him. UCA is currently 21-7 with a home record of 14-1.

CHANCE CLEVELAND

University of Arkansas-Little Rock baseball

Senior, Watson Chapel

In seven appearances, Cleveland is 3-4 with a 2.50 ERA in 50 1/3 innnings pitched. He has allowed 20 runs (14 earned) on 38 hits with 45 strikeouts and 13 walks. Opponents have a batting average of .212 against him.

CLAUDE JOHNSON

Arkansas State University baseball

Junior, Pine Bluff High School

Arkansas State defeated SEMO 9-8 Tuesday night to snap a six game losing streak. Johnson was 0 for 5 with a run scored and two strikeouts. In 29 games, Johnson is .284 (33 of 116) with 14 RBIs and 18 runs scored. He has walked 19 times and struck out 23 times.

COLIN MASSANELLI

Arkansas State University baseball

Sophomore, Watson Chapel

In Tuesday’s win over SEMO, Massanelli was 2 for 5 with a run scored. In 28 games, Massanelli has a batting average of .299 (32 of 107) with 19 RBIs and 14 runs scored. He has also struck out 34 times and walked six. Arkansas State is 17-13 overall and 4-5 in the Sun Belt.

DEION SMITH

Arkansas Baptist

Sophomore, Pine Bluff High School

Statistics for Smith are currently not available.

JEFFREY WORKS

University of Ozarks baseball

Junior, Fordyce High School

In eight appearances, Works is 1-3 with an ERA of 2.85 in 47 1/3 innings pitched. He has allowed 26 runs (15 earned) on 51 hits with 40 strikeouts and nine walks. Opponents have a batting average of .259 against him. The University of the Ozarks is 13-16 on the season.

MLB

TORII HUNTER

Detroit Tigers

Pine Bluff High School

In two games, Hunter has four hits, including a double. He has a batting average of .444 (4 of 9) and the Tigers are currently 1-1 after losing to the Twins 3-2 on Wednesday. Detroit will finish the three-game series with Minnesota today at 1:10 p.m.