Jackson Named to All-Independent Team; RedHawks Renew Options on 19 PlayersOctober 25, 2012 - American Association (AA) Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
Jackson has been selected to the 2012 Independent League All-Star Team by Baseball America magazine for the second time in his career. He previously was named following the 2009 season.
In 2012, Jackson hit .309 with 31 doubles, two triples, 17 home runs, 89 RBIs and 77 runs scored in 99 games. He has stolen 19 bases and committed just two errors in 234 total chances in 95 games in centerfield while leading the RedHawks to a league-best 65-35 record and a North Division Championship.
Jackson led the American Association RBIs and extra-base hits (50), second in total bases (211), tied for third in doubles, fifth in runs scored and sixth in home runs. He was previously named the 2012 American Association Player of the Year, the Pointstreak American Association "Star of Stars" and selected to the American Association All-Star Team.
2012 INDEPENDENT LEAGUE ALL-STAR TEAM
C Chris McMurray Grand Prairie/Lincoln American Association
1B Chris Nowak York Atlantic League
2B Andres Perez York Atlantic League
3B Nick Giarraputo New Jersey Can-Am League
WW Angel Berroa New Jersey Can-Am League
OF Nic Jackson Fargo-Moorhead American Association
OF Blake Gailen Lancaster Atlantic League
OF Ryan Harvey Lancaster Atlantic League
DH Joe Weik Abilene/Edinburg North American League
SP Josh Lowey Wichita American Association
SP Mike Recchia Windy City Frontier League
SP Jeff Duda Quebec Can-Am League
SP Dwayne Pollok Lancaster Atlantic League
RP Jonathan Kountis Lake Erie Frontier League
REDHAWKS RENEW OPTIONS ON 19 PLAYERS
FARGO, N.D. - The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks took the first steps to building the 2013 roster by renewing the contract options on 19 players on Wednesday.
The RedHawks have renewed the options of: RHP Paul Burnside; RHP Alex Caldera; 3B Eric Campbell; INF Max Casper; RHP Kyle Dahman; C/DH Ryan Delgado; RHP Kevin Fuqua; OF Jon Gaston; LHP Joe Harris; RHP Tyler Herron; OF Nic Jackson; LHP Jake Laber; RHP Eric Massingham; LHP Ethan Opsahl; SS Zach Penprase; 1B/OF Marcos Rodriguez; RHP Aaron Shafer; OF Buddy Sosnoskie and INF/OF Ryan Stovall.
In other roster moves, the RedHawks have released OF Aharon Eggleston and C Todd Jennings. 2B Carlo Cota played out his contract option in 2012 and is a free agent.
American Association Stories from October 25, 2012
- Jackson Named to All-Independent Team; RedHawks Renew Options on 19 Players - Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks
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