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Butler's Marcus Named League MVP, Top Prospect

August 20, 2015 - Chillicothe, OH - August 20, 2015 - Butler BlueSox' David Marcus concluded an incredible summer Thursday when he was named the Prospect League's Mike Schmidt Most Valuable Player for the 2015 season. Marcus was also recognized as the Roland Hemond Pro Prospect of the Year as well as the East Division's top first baseman. The powerful left-hander led the League in multiple categories including doubles (18), extra-base hits (30), slugging percentage (.601), RBIs (49), and intentional walks (3). Marcus hit 11 home runs, w... Full Story

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Spangler Sets New Prospect League Saves Record

July 27, 2015 - Jamestown, NY - July 26, 2015 - With a 1-2-3 ninth inning on Sunday, Butler BlueSox' closer Zach Spangler became the new single-season record holder for saves in the Prospect League. A native of Cranberry Township and graduate of Seneca Valley High School, Spangler has secured 17 saves for Butler this season in 22 appearances. Over his 21.2 innings of work, he has struck out 23 opposing batters while walking just six. He has blown just two save opportunities. Entering the season's final week and a half, Spangler has mo... Full Story

Four BlueSox Named to All-Star Game

July 3, 2015 - Butler, PA - July 3, 2015 - The Butler BlueSox will have four representatives in the 2015 Prospect League All-Star Game in David Marcus, Zach Spangler, Matt Hansen, and Alex Miklos, the League announced on Friday. David Marcus (California University of PA) will start the game at first base for the East Division. He not only leads Butler in many offensive categories, but is close to the top League-wide in many stats. Marcus is hitting .381 (1st in the League), with 43 hits (1st), 11 doubles (2nd), home runs (1st), 19 RB... Full Story

Uhl, Sell Named Tino Martinez Award Finalists, All-America

May 23, 2015 - Butler, PA - May 23, 2014 - Ryan Uhl and Nick Sell, both BlueSox stars last summer, have been named finalists for the 2015 Tino Martinez Award, which is awarded to the most outstanding Division II college player in the country. Uhl and Sell were also named first-team members of the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association's 2015 All-America Team. Uhl (St. Marys , PA / Indiana University of PA) had an incredible spring. His 29 home runs and 1.085 slugging percentage were the most throughout all of NCAA play, inc... Full Story

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