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Jonathan Heasley Named Pitcher of the Week

August 15, 2018 - Pioneer League (PL) - Idaho Falls Chukars News Release

Idaho Falls, Idaho - Chukars RHP Jonathan Heasley has been named Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week for his efforts from August 6-12.

Heasley pitched 5 shutout innings in the Chukars 13-4 win over the Great Falls Voyagers on Sunday, August 12th. Heasley allowed only 2 hits, 0 walks and 1 strikeout. In the game, Heasley was able to get 11 groundouts, 1 double play ball, 1 flyout, 1 pop up and 1 strikeout.

It was Heasley's first professional win. He was drafted in the 13th round of the 2018 draft by the Kansas City Royals. Heasley played his college baseball at Oklahoma State University.

It's the 2nd time a Chukars pitcher has been named Pioneer League Pitcher of the Week. CJ Eldred won the honor in the week of July 2nd-8th after he went 7 scoreless innings on July 4th vs Orem.

The Chukars return to Melaleuca Field for a 7 game homestand beginning on August 17th vs the Great Falls Voyagers.

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