UCLA Baseball to Send 16 Players to Summer Leagues
June 18, 2009
LOS ANGELES - The UCLA baseball program has sent 16 players around the nation this summer to compete in the most competitive summer baseball leagues. Right-handers Trevor Bauer and Gerrit Cole look to earn a spot on the U.S. National Team (collegiate), while Niko Gallego, Erik Goeddel, Matt Grace, Tyler Rahmatulla and Rob Rasmussen intend to play in the Cape Cod League (Massachusetts).
Bauer and Cole are currently competing in the National Team Trials, looking to secure a spot on the final 22-man roster, to be announced June 24.
Gallego and Goeddel are slated for play for the Brewster Whitecaps. Grace will pitch for the Cotuit Kettleers, Rahmatulla will play for the Chatham Anglers and Rasmussen returns to pitch in the Cape Cod League for the Orleans Firebirds.
Jordan Haver and Marc Navarro will play for the Bellingham Bells (Washington), and incoming freshman Cody Keefer is slated to compete for the Wenatchee Applesox (Washington) of the West Coast League. Redshirt freshman Matt Mosher will play for the Folsom Pioneers (Northern California) of the West Coast League Tri-State.
*Team USA summer roster will be finalized June 24.
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