Trey Ball

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Trey Ball
Boston Red Sox
Pitcher
Born: (1994-06-27) June 27, 1994 (age 24)
New Castle, Indiana
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Ronald Eugene "Trey" Ball, III (born June 27, 1994) is an American baseball player in the Boston Red Sox organization.

Career[edit]

Ball graduated from New Castle High School in New Castle, Indiana, where he played for the school's baseball team as a pitcher and outfielder. In his senior year, Ball led his team to the North Central Conference championship[1] and won the Gatorade Indiana Baseball Player of the Year Award.[2] Ball committed to attend the University of Texas, where he would play college baseball for the Texas Longhorns baseball team.

The Boston Red Sox selected Ball in the first round, with the seventh overall selection, in the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[3][4] He signed with the Red Sox, receiving a $2.75 million signing bonus,[5] and spent 2013 with the GCL Red Sox where he was 0-1 with a 6.43 ERA in seven innings pitched. In 2014, he played for the Greenville Drive of the Class A South Atlantic League where he pitched to a 5-10 record and 4.68 ERA in 22 starts, and in 2015, he pitched for the Salem Red Sox of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, where he compiled a 9-13 record, 4.73 ERA, and 1.46 WHIP in 25 starts. Ball spent 2016 back with Salem where he was 8-6 with a 3.84 ERA in 23 games started and 2017 with the Portland Sea Dogs of the Class AA Eastern League, where he collected a 7-12 record and 5.27 ERA in 25 games (24 starts).[6]

In 2018, Ball returned to Portland as a relief pitcher.[7]

Personal[edit]

He is a cousin of Bryant McIntosh.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 15, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2013.
  2. ^ Wilson, Sam. (May 29, 2013) New Castle's Ball named top baseball player in Indiana. usatodayhss.com
  3. ^ Neddenriep, Kyle. (April 26, 2013) New Castle's Trey Ball has a $3 million arm – and bat. indystar.com
  4. ^ Thomas St. Myer, Muncie Star-Press (March 5, 2013). "New Castle baseball star Trey Ball trades aluminum for wood at the plate – USA TODAY High School Sports". Usatodayhss.com. Archived from the original on June 14, 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2013.
  5. ^ Tomase, John. (June 19, 2013) Full Count » Red Sox set to finalize deal with first-rounder Trey Ball. Fullcount.weei.com. Retrieved on 2016-07-11.
  6. ^ "Trey Ball Stats, Highlights, Bio - MiLB.com Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". MiLB.com. Retrieved March 30, 2018.
  7. ^ https://www.pressherald.com/2018/04/15/ball-well-served-by-move-to-bullpen/
  8. ^ "30 Bryant McIntosh". NUSports.com. Retrieved March 7, 2017.

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