Everett Teaford Begins 2011 Season in Triple-A
SURPRISE, Ariz. - Former Georgia Southern Baseball pitcher and current Kansas City Royals prospect, Everett Teaford, was optioned to the Triple-A affiliate last week. The Royals' top farm team is the Omaha Storm Chasers of the Pacific Coast League. The move to the Storm Chasers for 2011 marks Teaford's first season opener in Class AAA.
Teaford had a rough spring training, but performed well in Double-A last season, leading the Texas League in victories with 14. He finished with a 14-3 record and a 3.36 ERA in 99.0 innings of work. He struck out over 100 batters in 12 starts a year ago.
The two-time All-Southern Conference First Team Selection, Teaford ranks eighth all-time at Georgia Southern with 26 career victories. In his final season with the Eagles in 2006, he went 10-4 with a 3.96 ERA. Teaford started 16 games that season, threw four complete games and held opposing hitters to a .244 batting average.
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- Category: Baseball
- Published on Wednesday, 16 March 2011 09:09