August 9, 2007

Jon Dages Named To Valley Baseball League All-League Team

Aug. 9, 2007

After putting together a stellar regular season while pitching for the collegiate summer league Waynesboro Generals, Butler right-handed pitcher Jon Dages was named to the Valley Baseball League's 2007 All-League Team.

Dages currently leads the Generals and ranks second in the league with a 7-2 record and 68.2 innings pitched while boasting a superb 2.62 ERA. His dominance as the team's ace has helped Waynesboro to a regular season title and a trip to the Valley League Championship. The team enters tonight's third game of the best-of-five series tied with Luray at one game a piece.

Fellow Waynesboro and Butler teammates Bryan Bokowy and Evan DePotter have also found success on the hill for the Generals. Bokowy touts a 2-1 record and a 3.77 ERA in 43.0 innings of work, while DePotter has recorded a save and a 3.18 ERA in 5.2 frames.

Several other Butler players recently wrapped up successful summer league seasons.

Southpaw Matt Sokolowski finished with a 3-3 record and a 1.80 ERA in 70 innings of work for the Kelowna (B.C.) Falcons of the West Coast League. Teammate Tyler Szymczak touted a 1-0 record and a 1.67 ERA in 27 frames, while Kyle Schultz finished with a .216 average as a regular in the starting line-up.

In the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League, Rick Betsch finished second on the Cincinnati Steam with a .373 average, while Jeff Sinkiewicz completed the year with a 2.57 ERA in 28 innings while pitching for Licking County. Ryan Kruszka, meanwhile, ended the season with a 4.45 ERA in 30.1 innings with Grand Lake.