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Knights Sign George Fox Righty to 10-Day Contract

March 9, 2020 - West Coast League (WCL)
Corvallis Knights News Release

The Corvallis Knights of the West Coast League have signed George Fox University pitcher Austin Hallman to a 10-day contract for the 2020 season, head coach Brooke Knight announced Monday.

He is a 6-foot-2, 205-pound freshman righthander from Marina High School in Huntington Beach, Calif. He also plays outfield.

Hallman is 1-0, 2.25 in five pitching appearances this spring, with eight strikeouts in four innings. He has eight appearances as a position player and is 0-for-3 with two runs and an RBI.

He helped Marina win the Sunset League championship as a senior, and played summer ball for the SoCal Giants.Players are signed to 10-day contracts to add depth early in the season before many of the full-time players arrive. They have a chance to stick with the team for the entire season.

The Knights open the 2020 home season on June 2 with their ninth annual Weyerhaeuser Science, Engineering & Art Day game at Goss Stadium. Their West Coast League opener is June 5 at Yakima Valley; their WCL home opener is June 12 against longtime rival Bend.

Corvallis starts the season on the road versus the Humboldt, Calif., Crabs in a three-game series at Arcata Baseball Park, May 29-31.

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