April 8, 2017 - Canadian American League (Can-Am) - Rockland Boulders
Pomona, NY - The Rockland Boulders announced today the signings of 2 new players- Jeff Roy and Dylan Tice as well as the resigning of second year Boulders player, Mike Montville.
Montville, 25, played for the Boulders last season, appearing in 87 games and batting .251, with 11 home runs and 48 RBI. Defensively, the University of Maryland alum also boasted a stellar .992% fielding percentage in the outfield with 119 putouts in 123 chances.
Roy, 25, a was drafted by the Pittsburg Pirates in the 18th round of the 2013 MLB June Amateur Draft out of University of Rhode Island after being named the 2012 Atlantic 10 Player of the Year. Over the past 4 seasons in the Pirates organization, Roy compiled a .251 batting average with 1 home run and 73 RBI's.
Tice, 24 and a native of Perkasie, PA, played for Westchester College and was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 36th round of the 2015 MLB draft. He batted .314, with 4 home runs and 34 RBI's while in the Cardinals organization.
Montville, Roy, Tice, and the rest of the Boulders will begin their seventh season with a #BouldOpening on Thursday, May 18th when they host the Sussex County Miners at 7:00pm at Palisades Credit Union Park. Season Ticket Memberships and numerous other ticket packages are currently on-sale and can be purchased by visiting the box office or calling (845) 364-0009. For more information, slide to Rocklandboulders.com.
-30- About Rockland Boulders and Bottom 9 Baseball, LLC
The Rockland Boulders begin their 7th season of professional baseball in the Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball ("CanAm League") in pursuit of the post-season for the third straight year. In 2016, Rockland saw their first former player reach Major League Baseball, when outfielder Stephen Cardullo made his debut with the Colorado Rockies on August 26, 2016. In 2014 the Boulders won their first CanAm League Championship. Expected to enhance the rich baseball history in the New York City region, Boulders baseball is part of the fastest growing family sport in America. During the 2017 season the team will welcome their 1,000,000th fan to Palisades Credit Union Park in Pomona, NY. In 2012 and 2014, Rockland was named the CanAm's "Organization of the Year. They are owned and operated by Bottom 9 Baseball, LLC (B9B), a sports and entertainment company comprised of former executives from all levels of major and minor league sports. B9B is committed to providing superior customer service and quality, affordable family entertainment experiences for the Lower Hudson Valley and northern New Jersey. Slide to www.rocklandboulders.com for more information.