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These are the collegiate players that make up the Fayetteville SwampDogs.

Travis Hissong

Hissong is preparing for his junior season after he appeared in 21 games during his sophomore year. He posted a 2-1 record with a 2.70 ERA and had 43 strikeouts in 30 innings. He works best pitching late in the game as he leads the team with five saves. I

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Adam Walton

Ranked as the No. 19 overall prospect in the 2012 Illinois class, he chose to play baseball in the Big Ten. He appeared in 11 games as a true freshman and batted .222 with four runs scored, two stolen bases, and drew six walks. That means he drew a walk i

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Daniel Nevares

Nevares finished his third season with the Bearcats and was second on the team with a .333 batting average and 30 RBIs in 44 games. He led the team by a landslide with 17 doubles and he crossed home 22 times. In 2012, he was a second team American East Al

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Derek Gibson

In three full seasons with Southeast Missouri, one of his more impressive stats is that he had a 29 game hitting streak in 2012. In 45 games this season, he leads the team with a .344 batting average to go along with 25 RBIs and third best 34 runs scored.

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Jack Van Horn

Van Horn did not pitch in 2013 with the Raiders because of illness but he is ready to go for the summer. He joined Wright State as a freshman in 2012 and finished with a 3-0 record and a 2.65 ERA in 34 innings. He had 30 strikeouts and just four walks. He

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Ryan Nagle

Ranked as the No. 27 overall prospect in the state of Illinois, Nagle decided to attend school in the Big Ten. Nagle batted around .200 with five RBIs in 22 games this past season as a reserve. He only committed one error for the Fighting Illini. Out of h

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Jimmie Davis 3

Davis is returning to the SwampDogs for his third year and he is one of only two returners on this year’s roster. Davis had a 2-1 record in 14 games and four starts. He had 28 strikeouts in 34 innings on the mound. Last summer he had an identical 2-1 re

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Michael Timm

Timm played in 45 games for the Raiders and batted .264 with a team-high 31 RBIs. He was second on the team with three home runs and added six doubles and a triple. In 2012, he was selected to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team and played in 42 games wi

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Brian Celsi

Celsi completed his first season playing with the Golden Bears in the Pac-12 conference. He played in 46 games and started in 40. He batted .265 and had 10 RBIs and 22 runs. During high school, he had a team-high .468 batting average as a junior and was a

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Shawn Talkington

Talkington finished his sophomore season with a 5.12 ERA in 14 appearances and eight starts. He went 3-1 in April and May and had 39 strikeouts in 45.2 innings. He picked up right where he left off in 2011 when he went 2-1 in seven starts and posted a 2.7

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