Hoots Sign UMSL Outfielder Stoakes for 2023 Prospect League Season

The redshirt sophomore played two years in the NJCAA

O’FALLON, Mo. – The O’Fallon Hoots, proud members of the Prospect League, announced the signing of outfielder Braedon Stoakes for the 2023 summer season. Stoakes comes to O’Fallon as a redshirt sophomore from the University of Missouri-St.Louis (UMSL). 

The 6-foot-1, right-handed hitter attended Grand Ledge High School in Grand Ledge, Michigan, where he earned Player of the Year for the Comets baseball team his senior year. Stoakes was the number three recruit among outfielders and the number 12 overall recruit in the 2019 high school rankings in the state of Michigan. The Michigan-native played two years at Gateway Community College in Arizona, where he had a career .322 AVG, .436 SLG, 65 hits, 73 runs, and 78 stolen bases in 202 at bats and 81 games played for the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Geckos. Braedon is now on the 2023 roster for the UMSL Tritons, where he has had a strong spring debut. In his first four games played for the Tritons, Stoakes has batted for a .429 AVG, .500 SLG, and a .438 OBP.

The Hoots 2023 summer schedule is available now. Single game tickets and promotional announcements will come at a later date. For up-to-the-minute information about the Hoots, visit ofallonhoots.com or follow the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About the O’Fallon Hoots

The O’Fallon Hoots began play in O’Fallon, Missouri in May 2020 after relocating from Hannibal, Missouri following the 2019 season. The Hoots provide fun and affordable things to do in the O’Fallon and St. Charles County areas.  For tickets, merchandise, or any team information, visit ofallonhoots.com.

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