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Mantz Thriving Under Pressure As Pitcher and Hitter

By Broadcast Team | July 21, 2022

Hitting a baseball is one of the hardest things to do in sports. Pitching is one of the hardest things to do in sports. Doing both at the same time? Very few can do that successfully. However, UMSL product Logan Mantz has found success both at the plate and the dish this season for the…

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Two Former Hoots Drafted By Diamondbacks, Braves

By Broadcast Team | July 19, 2022

Two former O’Fallon Hoots are flying their way up to professional baseball. 2021 Hoot and 2022 CarShield Collegiate League (CCL) member Brett Johnson and 2020 Hoot Andrew Keck have been selected in the 2022 MLB Draft.  Johnson was selected in the 10th round, 288th overall by the Arizona Diamondbacks. The SIUE senior outfielder hit .350…

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Cade Hohl Shines in Loss to Springfield

By Broadcast Team | July 16, 2022

The O’Fallon Hoots (21-20) were led at the plate by Cade Hohl (Purdue) in their 14-7 loss to the Springfield Lucky Horseshoes (18-23).  Hohl registered four hits to lead the Hoots, going 4-4 with a walk. His first hit cleared the clock beyond the centerfield wall for a solo home run. He would single three…

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Hoots Pitching Shuts Down Alton in Win

By Broadcast Team | July 15, 2022

The O’Fallon Hoots (21-19) entered played on Friday in a deadlock with the Springfield Lucky Horseshoes for the second playoff spot in the Prairie Land Division. The teams will match up in O’Fallon on Saturday in a pivotal second-half matchup. Before the big Saturday evening matchup, O’Fallon took care of business at home against another…

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Subbert Finding Success in ‘Pen for the Hoots

By Broadcast Team | July 15, 2022

Everyone needs to find their comfort level in order to be truly effective on a baseball field. For Hoots right-hander Carson Subber, that comfort level has been found this month in the O’Fallon bullpen. In 10.2 innings this month, Subbert has pitched to a 2.53 ERA, striking out 12. His last two outings have been…

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Hoots Split Doubleheader Sunday with Gems

By Broadcast Team | July 10, 2022

Game 1 Game one saw two home debuts on the mound for the O’Fallon Hoots. Bryce Crossius (SEMO) started the game, threw four innings, and struck out five. He gave way to Jonah Callaghan (SEMO), who was credited the win in the game. Callaghan went two innings, did not give up a hit, walked one,…

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Moten Mows Down Eight in Hoots Win

By Broadcast Team | July 9, 2022

Nicholas Moten (Arkansas) was dominant in relief Saturday night for the Hoots. He struck out eight hitters, earning his first win of the season. Five of those strikeouts came in succession from the fifth-seventh innings.  The O’Fallon Hoots (18-16) gained their first win of the second half while the Alton River Dragons (19-17) fell to…

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Schmidt Finding Comfort on Mound with the Hoots

By Broadcast Team | July 8, 2022

They say patience is a virtue, and one that few have. Nick Schmidt, a junior at Maryville University, had to practice just that summer as he waited for a spot to open up on the Hoots roster.  In 2021 and for parts of 2022, Schmidt played in the CarShield Collegiate League staying ready for a…

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Hoots Lead Early, Fall Late to Gems

By Broadcast Team | June 29, 2022

Game One: Plumley Goes Five Strong in Loss Ben Plumley (University of Illinois)  turned in another solid start on the mound. Plumley went five innings, scattering five hits, walking four, and striking out six. This was the third time this season Plumley achieved five innings in an appearance. His final strikeout came in his final…

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St. Louis Native Clohisy Raking for Hoots

By Broadcast Team | June 28, 2022

Patrick Clohisy stepped to the plate for the second time in the seventh inning with the Hoots winning by eight runs on Wednesday. He stood at the plate representing the winning run. The reigning Slugger of the Week in the Prospect League did what he does best, clubbing a home run into the bullpen for…

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