Rebels Continue Playing Into The Summer
June 11, 2014
LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - UNLV baseball has 12 student-athletes playing in summer collegiate leagues all across the country. The Rebels' volunteer assistant coach Tony Cappuccilli will also skipper a summer ball squad. Teams are underway with their respective seasons and will play through the middle of August before the players return for the fall semester.
A total of seven teams over six leagues will have Rebels on their rosters during the 2014 summer months.
Cappuccilli enters his third summer with the Anchorage Bucs of the Alaska Baseball League. The Bucs currently sit 2-2 on the year. Fans can keep up with the team at anchoragebucs.com, can follow the squad on twitter at @Anchoragebucs or can follow Cappucilli on twitter at @tcapp19.
Rising juniors Bryan Bonnell and Kenny Oakley are playing in the Cape Cod Baseball League. Bonnell is playing for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox, while Oakley is playing for the Brewster Whitecaps. Live stats and audio links for the Red Sox can be found at ydredsox.com and fans can follow the team on twitter at @YD_RedSox. Live stats and audio for the Whitecaps can be found at brewsterwhitecaps.com or fans can follow the team on twitter at @WhitecapsCCBL.
Rising senior Edgar Montes is playing in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League for the Pittsfield Suns in Massachusetts. Information on the team can be found at pittsfieldsuns.com or fans can follow the team on twitter at @PittsfieldSuns.
Rising senior A.J. Hernandez will be suiting up for the Peninsula Oilers and will face off against Cappuccilli's squad in the ABL. After three games, the Oilers are 2-1 and Hernandez is hitting .455 (5-for-11) and has driven in a team-high five runs. Information on the team can be found at oilersbaseball.com or fans can follow the team on twitter at @PeninsulaOilers.
Rising sophomores Zach Story-Baker and Connor Clark and rising senior Matt Thomas are playing for the San Diego Waves in the Western Baseball Association. Information on the team can be found online at wavesbaseball.com.
Look for updates on UNLVRebels.com or on twitter at @unlvbaseball as the respective leagues continue through the summer months.