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NEW JERSEY JACKALS GAME NOTES NEW JERSEY JACKALS (10-12) vs WORCESTER TORNADOES (8-14) Monday, June 21, 2010 ● 7:05 p.m. Yogi Berra Stadium ● Little Falls, NJ Game #23 ● Home Game #11 (5-5) New Jersey Jackals Media Relations • Yogi Berra Stadium • Little Falls, NJ • Contact: Cody Chrusciel (cchrusciel@jackals.com)

2010 JACKALS AT A GLANCE

TODAY’S PROBABLE STARTERS

Overall Record................................. 10-12 1st Half............................................ 10-12 2nd Half............................................... 0-0 At Home.............................................. 5-5 On the Road........................................ 5-7 Day...................................................... 2-5 Night.................................................... 8-7 Streak..............................................Lost 4 Last 5 games........................................ 1-4 Last 10 games...................................... 4-6 vs. LH starters...................................... 3-4 vs. RH starters..................................... 7-8 May..................................................... 1-4 June..................................................... 9-8 July...................................................... 0-0 August................................................. 0-0 September........................................... 0-0 White Jersey........................................ 2-2 Gray Jersey.......................................... 0-1 Red Jersey........................................... 3-5 Black Jersey......................................... 5-4 Special Jersey...................................... 0-0

FOR NEW JERSEY: RHP Dan Griffin (1-0, 4.98 ERA - fifth start) FOR WORCESTER: RHP Matt Giusti (1-3, 6.86 ERA - fifth start) The Jackals and Tornadoes meet for the second time in less than a week after New Jersey took two of three contests on June 15-17 in Worcester. The Jackals enter Monday night’s series opener having dropped four straight contest, while the Tornadoes were swept by the Brockton Rox in a three-game set over the weekend. The 6-foot-7 Griffin, 25, was a 2005 fifth round pick of the San Francisco Giants out of Niagara University. Giusti, a 24-year-old Massachusetts native, allowed seven earned runs on 10 hits over 5 2/3 innings last Wednesday against New Jersey while Griffin yielded just two runs over six innings with six strikeouts to earn the victory in an 11-3 Jackals win. The Jackals lead the all-time series against Worcester 39-35.

Dan Griffin

SCOUTING NEW JERSEY

During their three-game series against Quebec this weekend, the Jackals turned nine double plays including a league-record tying five in Saturday night’s contest... New Jersey had committed a league-low 16 errors in 21 games before making five miscues in Sunday’s 10-4 loss. Prior to Sunday, New Jersey hadn’t committed more than two errors in any game this season... During their previous three-game series against Worcester June 1517, New Jersey pitchers struck out 32 batters and walked just six... The Jackals lead the league with 41 stolen bases... The Jackals have five one-run victories this season but they’ve also suffered five one-run defeats (10 one-run games total).

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FOLLOW THE JACKALS You can listen to every pitch of the 2010 Jackals season online at jackals.com. For home games, the live webcast will also be broadcast in-stadium on 88.1 FM. Cody Chrusciel returns for his third season as the Jackals play-by-play announcer. Broadcasts begin ten minutes prior to first pitch with Jackals’ pregame. WEBSITE: jackals.com BROADCAST: jackals.com/webcast.asp LIVE STATS: canamleague.com TWITTER: twitter.com/jackalsbaseball FACEBOOK: facebook.com/jackalsbaseball BLOG: newjerseyjackals.wordpress.com

In just 13 games in 2010, Jacob Butler has driven in a team-high 17 runs (good for seventh in the league) and he ranks second in the Can-Am League with five home runs. Nine of Butler’s 17 hits have gone for extra bases (four 2B, five HRs)... Kevin Clark enters Monday’s contest riding an 14-game hitting streak. The longest hitting streak in the Can-Am League this year was 15 games (Quebec OF Alex Nunez from 5/28 to 6/13). Clark’s 14 steals lead the league... Abraham Nunez leads the league with 20 walks and ranks third with eight thefts... Jordan Newton’s ninth-inning double was New Jersey’s only extra-base hit in Sunday’s loss vs Quebec. Newton, whose .410 average ranks third in the league, has eight multi-hit games in 17 contests... Jovan Rosa, who returned to the Jackals’ lineup on Friday night after missing 11 games on the DL with injuries to both quads, has just one hit in his last 24 at-bats.

RECENT TRANSACTIONS

On Friday, New Jersey traded C Scott Knazek and OF Quentin Davis to the Pittsfield Colonials in exchange for rookie C Zane Chavez. On Saturday, the Jackals activated DH Shawn Riggans from the DL and released OF Mike Consolmagno.

ON DECK FOR THE JACKALS Tuesday 6/22 Wednesday 6/23 Thursday 6/24 Friday 6/25

vs Worcester vs Worcester @ Brockton @ Brockton

7:05 p.m. 7:05 P.M. 7:05 p.m. 7:05 p.m.

RHP Nick Asselin (1-3, 5.84 ERA) LHP Ryan Lobban (1-1, 3.38 ERA) TBA TBA

vs vs vs vs

RHP John Kelly (2-0, 2.41 ERA) RHP Chris Farley (2-2, 2.76 ERA) TBA TBA

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2010 NEW JERSEY JACKALS GAME NOTES SUNDAY, JUNE 20 - QUEBEC 10, NEW JERSEY 4

Behind a poor defensive performance by the usually sure-handed New Jersey Jackals, the Quebec Capitales plated five unearned runs en route to a 10-4 win to earn a sweep of the three-game series on Sunday afternoon at Yogi Berra Stadium. The Jackals, who entered the contest with the league’ top fielding percentage and a league-low 16 errors, committed a season-high five miscues as they dropped their fourth consecutive contest to fall eight games behind the first-place Capitales in the Can-Am League standings. In his first appearance of the season, Quebec starter Andy Schon turned in a quality start to earn the win. The right-hander yielded three runs on five hits with three walks and five strikeouts over six innings. Sean Gregory also contributed two scoreless frames in relief. Jackals’ starter A.J. Wideman surrendered just three singles before a 21-minute rain delay with one out in the fifth inning. After the interruption, Quebec plated five runs, three earned, against Wideman, who departed with one out in the sixth after struggling with his command. Wideman, who struck out a career-high 10 in his previous start last Tuesday at Worcester, fanned just one Quebec batter on Sunday while doling out six walks to triple his total of two over his first four starts of the season. After a first-inning RBI single by left fielder Jacob Butler gave the Jackals an early 1-0 lead, Quebec broke through against Wideman in the fifth, plating a run against the lefty in the rain-delayed frame. Second baseman Josh Colafemina reached on a one-out fielders’ choice and advanced to second on a walk by left fielder Anthony Cros before center fielder Goefrey Tomlinson singled through the left side to even the score at 1-1. In the bottom of the fifth with the bases loaded, New Jersey first baseman Jabe Bergeron laced a tworun single into left field off the glove of third baseman Morgan Brown to plate a pair of runs as the Jackals regained a 3-1 edge. From there though, the Capitales scored the game’s next seven runs to open up an 8-3 lead. In the sixth, Quebec used three Wideman walks, a throwing error by the New Jersey hurler, and RBI singles from designated hitter Marc Mimeault and Tomlinson to plate four runs and take a 5-3 advantage. Three New Jersey errors in the seventh allowed Quebec to make it 8-3 before the Capitales capped the scoring in the top of the eighth on a two-run single off the bat of Mimeault, who went 4-for-5 with three RBIs. Trailing by seven runs with reliever Adam Arnold on for the bottom of the ninth, the Jackals used a leadoff double by catcher Jordan Newton and Butler’s second RBI single of the day to cut their deficit to 8-4, but a strikeout and a double play halted the rally and ended the contest. Offensively for New Jersey, right fielder Kevin Clark beat out a bunt single on the first pitch he saw in the bottom of the first. Clark’s only hit of the contest in four at-bats extended his hitting streak to 14 games. Center fielder Jeff Grose went 2-for-4 as him and Butler (2-for-4) were the only two Jackals to record multiple hits.

BRUISED AND BATTERED

Over the first 20 games of the 2010 season, five New Jersey players spent a total of 41 games on the disabled list. Saturday, June 19 marked the first time this season that New Jersey didn’t have an injured player on the disabled list or inactive list. That list doesn’t include rookie OF Matt Stiffler, who injured his hamstring on June 4 and was released the next day because the Jackals disabled list was full.

LEAGUE-TESTED, JACKAL-APPROVED

This offseason, New Jersey acquired pitchers Chris Allen and Ryan Lobban, giving the Jackals four of the Can-Am League’s top 10 ERA leaders from a season ago. A.J. Wideman, who led the league with a 2.51 ERA, and Isaac Pavlik, whose 3.66 ERA ranked ninth, both return. Lobban’s 3.56 mark with Worcester placed him seventh while Allen’s 3.71 clip for Quebec qualified for 10th.

2010 JACKALS LEADERS Thru games on 6/20

Hits................................... Kevin Clark (29) Average................... Jordan Newton (.410) Doubles....................... Jordan Newton (6) Triples.......................... Jordan Newton (2) Home Runs....................... Jacob Butler (5) RBIs................................. Jacob Butler (17) Runs.................................. Kevin Clark (16) Walks........................ Abraham Nunez (20) Strikeouts......................... Kevin Clark (20) Stolen Bases..................... Kevin Clark (14) Wins...............................A.J. Wideman (3) Losses.............Chris Allen, Nick Asselin (3) Saves.................................Romas Hicks (7) Appearances.....................Isaac Pavlik (11) ERA................................Isaac Pavlik (1.62) Innings.............................Nick Asselin (28) Walks........................... several tied at (10) Strikeouts.....................A.J. Wideman (21)

2010 JACKALS vs OPPONENTS Brockton............................................... 3-1 Pittsfield............................................... 3-3 Quebec................................................. 0-3 Sussex................................................... 2-4 Worcester............................................. 2-1

2009 JACKALS vs OPPONENTS Brockton............................................... 8-6 New Hampshire.................................. 14-8 Quebec............................................. 13-10 Sussex................................................... 7-5 Worcester......................................... 13-10

JACKALS ALL-TIME vs CURRENT OPPONENTS Brockton................................ 55-47 (2002) Pittsfield/NH/Nashua............26-21 (2006) Quebec.................................. 56-81 (1999) Sussex.................................... 29-23 (2006) Worcester.............................. 39-35 (2005)

MAJOR LEAGUE FLAVOR

Three current Jackals have spent time in the major leagues. Leading the pack is 34-year-old infielder Abraham Nunez, who spent 12 seasons in the majors with the Pirates, Cardinals, Phillies, and Mets. Designated hitter Shawn Riggans has spent time at the major league level each of the past four seasons, appearing in 64 games with the Tampa Bay Rays. Second baseman Argenis Reyes spent parts of the past two seasons patrolling the infield for the New York Mets.

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2010 NEW JERSEY JACKALS GAME NOTES STARTING LINEUP BY BATTING ORDER Player

1

2

3

4

Bergeron Butler

5

6

7

7

4

1

8

BACK IN THE NEW JERSEY GROOVE

9

13

Chavez

1

Consolmagno

2

Clark

17

Davis

5

5 2

DeJesus

8

8

2

4

1

3

1

3

8

3

3

Grose Knazek Newton

7

Nunez

6

Reyes

16

1

1

1 17 1

15 7

Riggans

8

Rosa

5 1

5

3

STARTING LINEUP BY POSITION Player

C

1B

Bergeron

12

Butler

1

Chavez

2B

3B

SS

LF

CF

11

1 2

Clark

7

3

Davis

9

2

8

DeJesus

22

Grose

17

Knazek

10

Newton

10

4 2

3

Nunez

20

Reyes

3 2

22

Riggans Stiffler

DH

1

Consolmagno

Rosa

RF

1 1

6 3

2

12

The Jackals opening-day roster included seven players from last year’s 55-39 team, including five pitchers. Outfielder Quentin Davis’s .344 batting average would have led the league if he had enough at-bats to qualify, while shortstop Mike DeJesus was a Can-Am League All-Star after finishing fifth in the circuit with 66 RBIs. Left-hander A.J. Wideman was the league’s Pitcher of the Year, Isaac Pavlik led the Jackals with 18 starts, Romas Hicks’ 1.85 ERA placed him second among Can-Am League relievers, Seth Overbey led the league with 41 appearances, and Nick Asselin tied for the league-lead with 10 wins after coming over from New Hampshire in an August trade.

ALUMNI UPDATE

Several notable former Jackals are making an impact in affiliated baseball. Left-hander Craig Breslow (2004) is in his second season working out of the Oakland A’s bullpen. Left-hander Raul Valdez (2006) earned his first trip to the majors on April 22 when he was promoted to the New York Mets. Valdes tossed three shutout innings against Philadelphia on May 25 to notch his first career save. Former Jackals’ first baseman John Lindsey (2005 & 2006) re-signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers this offseason and is currently playing for the Triple-A Albequerque Isotopes, where he is teammates with outfielder Timo Perez. Lindsey was named the Pacific Coast League’s Batter of the Week the first week of the season when he hit .538 in the Isotopes first 10 games. He hit his 200th career home run on May 26. Myron Leslie (2009) is with the Advanced-A Tampa Yankees. Right-hander Stuart Pomeranz (2009) has transitioned from a starter to a reliever for the Tulsa Drillers, the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. Since 2006, 20 Jackals have been sold to major league organizations.

2009: A RETROSPECTIVE

Despite falling short of their goal of a Can-Am League title after being swept in the first round of the playoffs by the Worcester Tornadoes, the Jackals’ 2009 squad was one of the most successful in franchise history. In addition to taking the first-half title, New Jersey’s 55 wins were the most by a Jackals’ team since 2002. Consistency was also a big part of the Jackals’ success. As a team, New Jersey finished second in the league in both batting average (.283) and ERA (4.19), trailing Brockton in both categories. The Jackals were just one game better in the first half (28-19) than the second half (27-20) and saw a one-game difference in their record at home (2720) and on the road (28-19). Jackals’ pitchers posted nine shutouts (five more than any other Can-Am League team) with A.J. Wideman serving as the starter for four of them (Quebec posted four shutouts while no other team had more than one). Conversely, Jackals’ pitchers were responsible for both of the league’s three-home run games (Sussex 3B Jeremy Hunt on 7/9 and Quebec DH Pete LaForest on 9/5). Perhaps the highlight of New Jersey’s 2009 campaign was its team-record 14-game winning streak, which began with a doubleheader sweep at Quebec on June 11 and ended with a loss to Worcester in game two of a doubleheader on June 25.

FIVE-STAR QUALITY

In addition to manager Joe Calfapietra being named Can-Am League manager of the year for the second time in his seven-year career with New Jersey, the 2009 Jackals placed a league-high five players on the Can-Am League Postseason All-Star Team. First baseman Myron Leslie, shortstop Mike DeJesus, and outfielder Jerod Edmondson all earned league laurels while A.J. Wideman was selected as the league’s top left-handed pitcher and closer Rusty Tucker was named the circuit’s top reliever. Edmondson, who finished the season with the Jackals, led the league with a .332 batting average while Wideman posted a league-best 2.51 ERA while tying for the league lead with 10 wins. Tucker’s 24 saves tied him for the league lead with Brockton’s Gerald Dunn.

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NEW JERSEY JACKALS HIGHS AND LOWS Individual Offense

MOST RUNS, GAME..................................................................3 (3x, last Jordan Newton - 6/16 @ Worcester) MOST HITS, GAME...................................................................... 3 (11x, last Jordan Newton - 6/18 vs Quebec) MOST DOUBLES, GAME..............................................................................2 (Jabe Bergeron - 6/6 vs Brockton) MOST TRIPLES, GAME.................................................................. 1 (3x, last Jordan Newton - 6/18 vs Quebec) MOST HOME RUNS, GAME............................................................2 (2x, last Jordan Newton - 6/12 @ Sussex) MOST RBI, GAME.............................................................................................4 (Jacob Butler - 6/12 @ Sussex) MOST WALKS, GAME................................................................................... 4 (Argenis Reyes - 6/9 vs Pittsfield) MOST STRIKEOUTS, GAME.............................................................3 (3x, last Jabe Bergeron - 6/20 vs Quebec) MOST STOLEN BASES, GAME.............................................................................4 (Kevin Clark - 5/30 @ Sussex) LONGEST HITTING STREAK.............................................................................. 14 (Kevin Clark - 6/4 to present)

Individual Pitching

MOST RUNS ALLOWED, GAME.......................................................................... 8 (Dan Griffin - 5/28 @ Sussex) MOST EARNED RUNS ALLOWED, GAME.................................................... 7 (Nick Asselin - 6/17 @ Worcester) MOST HITS ALLOWED, GAME.......................................................................... 10 (Chris Allen - 6/12 @ Sussex) MOST STRIKEOUTS, GAME................................................................... 10 (A.J. Wideman - 6/15 @ Worcester) MOST WALKS, GAME...................................................................................6 (A.J. Wideman - 6/20 vs Quebec) MOST HOME RUNS ALLOWED, GAME.............................................................................................................. 1 MOST INNINGS PITCHED, GAME...................................................... 7 (4x, last Ryan Lobban - 6/18 vs Quebec) FEWEST HITS ALLOWED, GAME (Starter, min 5 IP)................................... 2 (Dan Griffin - 6/2 @ Pittsfield - G2)

TEAM OFFENSE

MOST RUNS, GAME....................................................................................................... 11 (6/16 @ Worcester) MOST RUNS, INNING.............................................................................. 4 (2x, last 6/12 @ Sussex - 3rd inning) MOST HITS, GAME............................................................................................................... 15 (5/28 @ Sussex) FEWEST HITS, GAME......................................................................................... 5 (2x, last 6/2 @ Pittsfield - G2) MOST DOUBLES, GAME........................................................................................................6 (6/6 vs Brockton) MOST TRIPLES, GAME............................................................................................. 1 (2x, last 6/4 vs Brockton) MOST HOME RUNS, GAME................................................................................................... 3 (6/12 @ Sussex) MOST HOME RUNS, INNING............................................................................................................................ 1 MOST CONSECUTIVE GAMES WITH A HOME RUN................................................................... 4 (6/11 to 6/16) MOST EXTRA-BASE HITS, GAME...........................................................................................7 (6/6 vs Brockton) MOST STOLEN BASES, GAME............................................................................... 4 (4x, last 6/16 @ Worcester) MOST STRIKEOUTS, GAME............................................................................................ 11 (6/17 @ Worcester) MOST WALKS, GAME.......................................................................................................... 12 (6/9 vs Pittsfield) MOST HIT BATTERS, GAME................................................................................................. 2 (5/31 @ Pittsfield) MOST LEFT ON BASE, GAME............................................................................................... 14 (5/30 @ Sussex)

Team Pitching

MOST RUNS ALLOWED, GAME...........................................................................................10 (6/20 vs Quebec) MOST RUNS ALLOWED, INNING....................................................................... 6 (6/18 vs Quebec - 8th inning) MOST HITS ALLOWED, GAME................................................................................. 14 (2x, last 6/9 vs Pittsfield) FEWEST HITS ALLOWED, GAME.................................................................................... 4 (6/2 @ Pittsfield - G2) MOST STRIKEOUTS, GAME............................................................................................ 14 (6/15 @ Worcester) MOST WALKS, GAME............................................................................................... 8 (2x, last 6/20 vs Quebec) MOST HOME RUNS ALLOWED, GAME.............................................................................................................. 1 MOST EXTRA-BASE HITS ALLOWED, GAME........................................................................5 (5/31 @ Pittsfield) MOST WILD PITCHES, GAME................................................................................................. 3 (5/28 @ Sussex) MOST HIT BATTERS, GAME...................................................................................... 3 (2x, last 6/18 vs Quebec)

Team Miscellaneous

MOST ERRORS, GAME..........................................................................................................5 (6/20 vs Quebec) LONGEST WINNING STREAK...................................................................4 (6/5 vs Brockton to 6/9 vs Pittsfield) LONGEST LOSING STREAK.................................................................. 4 (6/17 @ Worcester to 6/20 vs Quebec) LARGEST MARGIN OF VICTORY....................................................................................... 8 (6/16 @ Worcester) LARGEST MARGIN OF DEFEAT................................................................ 6 (2x, last 6/20 vs Quebec - 10-4 loss) LONGEST GAME, INNINGS.................................................................................................. 10 (6/9 vs Pittsfield) LONGEST GAME TIME..................................................................................................... 4:12 (6/9 vs Pittsfield) LONGEST GAME TIME, 7 INNING CONTEST............................................................. 2:15 (6/2 @ Pittsfield - G1) SHORTEST GAME TIME, 9 INNING CONTEST...................................................................2:25 (6/3 vs Brockton) SHORTEST GAME TIME, 7 INNING CONTEST........................................................... 1:59 (6/2 @ Pittsfield - G2) LARGEST HOME CROWD...............................................................................................3,872 (6/5 vs Brockton) LARGEST ROAD CROWD ................................................................................................ 4,089 (6/12 @ Sussex)

2010 MULTI-HIT GAMES Bergeron Butler Clark Consolmagno Davis DeJesus Grose Knazek Newton Nunez Reyes Riggans Rosa Stiffler

2 2 5 3 - 2 4 3 1 4 5 4 2 - -

3 - - 3 - - - - 1 4 - - 2 1 -

4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

5 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Tot. 2 5 6 2 4 3 2 8 5 4 4 1 -

TODAY IN BASEBALL HISTORY JUNE 21 1939 - The New York Yankees announce Lou Gehrig’s retirement, based on the report that he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. The 36-yearold star will remain with the team as captain. 1964 - On Father’s Day at Shea Stadium, Jim Bunning pitches the first perfect game (excluding Don Larsen’s 1956 World Series effort and Harvey Haddix’s 1959 extra-inning loss) since Charlie Robertson’s on April 30, 1922. He also becomes the first pitcher to win no-hitters in both leagues and drives in 2 runs as Philadelphia beats the Mets 6-0. Gus Triandos becomes the first catcher to catch a no-hitter in each league. The Mets don’t fare much better in the nightcap as rookie Rick Wise wins his first game and gives up just 3 hits for an 8-2 win. 1986 - Bo Jackson, college football’s Heisman Trophy winner in 1985 and the first pick (by Tampa Bay) in the NFL draft, stuns observers nationwide by signing with the Kansas City Royals instead. 1989 - The Yankees trade outfielder Rickey Henderson back to the A’s for journeymen pitchers Eric Plunk and Greg Cadaret and outfielder Luis Polonia.

YOGI BERRA STADIUM Location............................... Little Falls, NJ Opened..............................................1998 Capacity............................................3,784 Jackals All-Time at Home............. 309-225 Jackals All-Time on the Road....... 271-273 Down the Lines............................ 308 feet Power Alleys................................ 368 feet Center Field................................. 398 feet NOTE: Home and road records entering 2010.

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LAST AT-BAT WINS - JACKALS DATE BATTER 6/9 Argenis Reyes

GAME-WINNER INN. SCORE OPP. Wild pitch (Newton scored) 10th 8-7 vs PIT

#18 - JON CAHILL - 3B/INFIELD COACH

1st season w/ Jackals... Signed with the Anaheim Angels as an undrafted free agent in 2001 after playing collegiately at UMass-Lowell… Spent three seasons in the Angels organization before finishing his career with the Washington Wild Things in 2004… Managed Traverse City Beach Bums in 2007… Has also coached in Frontier League… Born 2/21/78 in Lynn, MA (32 years old)

LAST AT-BAT WINS - OPPONENTS DATE BATTER 5/30 Carl Loadenthal 6/2 Chris Torres

GAME-WINNER RBI single to center RBI single to center

INN. SCORE OPP. 9th 5-4 at SSX 7th 2-1 at PIT

JACKALS MULTI-HR GAMES DATE BATTER 6/2 (G1) Kevin Clark 6/12 Jordan Newton

OPP. at PIT at SSX

PITCHER(S) Dave Qualben (1st & 3rd) Jeff Icenogle (4th), Duaner Sanchez (9th)

#19 - EDDIE GERALD - HITTING COACH

1st season w/ Jackals... Played 16 seasons (10 in independent)... 3rd round draft pick by the Royals out of HS in 1989… Played for the Aberdeen Pheasants in the Prairie League in 1995 and 1996 when Joe Calfapietra was an assistant coach… 27 games as interim manager of Shreveport Sports in 2008... Career .263 hitter with 159 HRs and 193 SB… Born 7/18/70 in Lumberton, NC (39 years old)

JACKALS GRAND SLAMS DATE 6/12

BATTERS Jacob Butler

OPP. at SSX

PITCHER Jeff Icenogle

INNING 3rd

JACKALS 1st INNING / LEAD-OFF HOME RUNS DATE 6/2 (G1)

BATTER Kevin Clark

OPP. at PIT

PITCHER Dave Qualben

#7 - ISAAC PAVLIK - PITCHING COACH

SHUTOUTS BY JACKALS PITCHERS NO. DATE None

OPP.

SCORE

HITS

Player-coach… Begins first season as Jackals pitching coach… Longest-tenured player on roster (sixth season)... Franchise leader in career games pitched… New Jersey native was selected by the Rockies in the 10th round of the 2002 draft out of Seton Hall... Born 5/19/80 in Belleville, NJ (30 years old)

PITCHER

JACKALS EJECTIONS DATE 6/10 6/19

PLAYER Joe Calfapietra Shawn Riggans

REASON Arguing out call at 2B Arguing balls and strikes

INNING/UMP 9th - Matt Criss 3rd - Richard Katz

JACKALS PICKOFFS DATE 5/28 6/9 6/9 6/12

PITCHER CATCHER Luis Fernandez Dan Griffin Isaac Pavlik Luis Fernandez

RUNNER Joe Persichina (SSX) Angel Molina (PIT) Angel Molina (PIT) Kraig Binick (SSX)

#1 - ANI RAMOS - COACH

13th season w/ Jackals... Has been with the Jackals since their inception in 1998... The only member of the organization in uniform for each of the team’s first 12 seasons... Sports four championship rings... Only travels on select road trips... Prior to his time with the Jackals, both played and coached at Ramapo College... Born in Cuba... Name is pronounced on-ee RAY-mos.

RECENT NEW JERSEY JACKALS TRANSACTIONS May 19 May 20 May 23 May 24 May 26 May 27 June 2 June 5

Signed OF Kevin Clark Released RHP Rudy Darrow Sold 1B Mike L. Jones to the Atlanta Braves Traded INF Enrique Cruz to Southern Maryland (Atlantic League) in exchange for future considerations. Signed OF Michael Consolmagno. Signed INF Shawn Riggans. Removed non-roster invitee C Keith Weinkofsky from their spring training roster. Placed C Jordan Newton and RHP Chris Allen on the Inactive List. Activated RHP Chris Allen from the Inactive List. Placed OF Jacob Butler on the Inactive List Signed LHP Luis Fernandez. Activated C Jordan Newton from the Inactive List. Placed OF Quentin Davis on the disabled list retroactive to June 1. Released 1B/OF Matt Stiffler Released RHP Seth Overbey Signed 1B Jabe Bergeron Signed P Jairo Mendez

June 12 June 18 June 19

Placed 1B Jovan Rosa on the disabled list retroactive to June 4. Activated OF Jacob Butler from the disabled list. Activated OF Quentin Davis from the disabled list. Placed DH Shawn Riggans on the disabled list retroactive to June 12. Traded OF Quentin Davis and C Scott Knazek to Pittsfield in exchange for C Zane Chavez. Activated INF Jovan Rosa from the disabled list. Activated DH Shawn Riggans from the disabled list. Released OF Mike Consolmagno

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2010 NEW JERSEY JACKALS GAME NOTES 2010 CAN-AM LEAGUE WEEKLY AWARD WINNERS

ERRORS BY POSITION LEFT FIELD Player E no errors

CENTER FIELD Player E no errors

SHORTSTOP Player E DeJesus 5 THIRD BASE Player E Nunez 5 Rosa 2

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

May 31 Shawn Riggans (4 games - .533 (8-for-15), 2 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBIs, 5 runs)

RIGHT FIELD Player E Clark 1

SECOND BASE Player E Reyes 1

PITCHER Player E Wideman 1 CATCHER Player E Newton 4

FIRST BASE Player E Butler 1 Rosa 1

JACKALS 2010 STARTING ROTATION

TOTAL AVG. RUNS TEAM QUALITY PITCHER GS IP NJ RUNS PER START RECORD STARTS Chris Allen 4 23.1 12 3 1-3 1 Nick Asselin 4 24.2 9 2.25 1-3 1 Dan Griffin 4 20.2 30 7.5 3-1 1 Ryan Lobban 4 24 17 4.25 1-3 2 Isaac Pavlik 1 5 7 7 1-0 0 A.J. Wideman 5 28 21 4.2 3-1 2 TEAM TOTALS 22 126 96 4.36 10-13 7

2010 CATCHER INFORMATION CATCHER Zane Chavez Scott Knazek Jordan Newton Jovan Rosa

PB 1 4 4 1

CS 0 9 2 0

SB 1 14 5 1

ATT 1 24 8 1

CS% 0.0% 37.5% 25% 0%

NOTE: A quality start is defined as a game in which the pitcher completes at least six innings and permits no more than three earned runs.

JACKALS 2010 INJURY REPORT (thru games on 6/19) PLAYER Shawn Riggans Jovan Rosa Quentin Davis Jacob Butler Jordan Newton

INJURY Hit in helmet with fastball at Sussex Quadriceps strain and contusion Oblique strain Pinched nerve in neck Tendonitis in right shoulder

DATE ON DL/IL 6/12 6/4 6/1 5/26 5/24

DATE OFF DL/IL 6/19 6/18 6/13 6/5 6/2

GAMES MISSED 5 11 11 9 5

JACKALS 2010 RELIEF PITCHER INFORMATION Number of Appearances

First Batter Out/Faced

Longest Outing

Inherited Runners (IR)

IR Scored

Saves

Blown Saves

L. Fernandez

8

6-8

2.1

4

1

0

0

Dan Griffin

1

1-1

1

0

0

0

0

Romas Hicks

10

5-10

1.2

3

2

7

2

Jairo Mendez

4

2-4

2

0

0

0

0

Seth Overbey

4

1-4

1.1

6

2

0

0

Isaac Pavlik

10

5-10

2

7

5

0

0

Mike Pontius

10

9-10

2

6

1

0

1

E. Rodriguez

10

7-10

1.1

11

3

0

0

Pitcher

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New jersey jackals 2010 roster - Updated 6/20/10 No. Pitchers 7 Isaac Pavlik 12 Jairo Mendez 14 Dan Griffin 16 Luis Fernandez 17 Nick Asselin 23 Ryan Lobban 27 A.J. Wideman 30 Mike Pontius 31 Edward Rodriguez 32 Chris Allen 40 Romas Hicks

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No. Catchers 21 Zane Chavez 24 Jordan Newton

T L R R L R L L R R R R

Resides Ramsey, NJ Kearny, NJ Voorheesville, NY Union, NJ Bedford, NH Ramsey, NJ Mississauga, ON Wentzville, MO Paterson, NJ DuBoistown, PA Loganville, GA

Status VETERAN ROOKIE LS-4 ROOKIE ROOKIE LS-2 LS-4 LS-1 LS-4 LS-1 ROOKIE

B T HT WT Birth Age Previous Club L R 5’10 200 12/30/86 23 Pittsfield Colonials R R 5’11 195 8/29/85 24 Lakeland Flying Tigers

Resides Bonsall, CA Hodgenville, KY

Status ROOKIE LS-4

No. Infielders 4 Argenis Reyes 10 Abraham Nunez 15 Mike DeJesus 25 Jovan Rosa 55 Jabe Bergeron

B S S L R R

T R R R R R

HT 5’10 5’10 5’10 6’3 6’3

WT 180 195 185 225 245

Birth 9/25/82 3/16/76 7/16/83 10/26/87 12/19/81

Age 27 34 26 22 28

Previous Club New York Mets Reno Aces New Jersey Jackals Peoria Chiefs American Def. of NH

Resides Jersey City, NJ Santo Domingo, DR Manalapan, NJ East Hartford, CT Chesterfield, NH

Status VETERAN VETERAN LS-3 LS-2 LS-5

No. Outfielders 2 Shawn Riggans 6 Kevin Clark 9 Jeff Grose 26 Jacob Butler

B R L L R

T R L L R

HT 6’1 6’0 5’11 6’2

WT 200 200 190 220

Birth 7/25/80 12/10/85 7/14/84 2/9/83

Age 29 24 25 27

Previous Club Buffalo Bisons Tri-City Dust Devils Kalamazoo Kings St. Paul Saints

Resides Fort Lauderdale, FL Siffner, FL Iselin, NJ Yelm, WA

Status VETERAN LS-3 LS-2 LS-3

COACHING STAFF 44 18 19 7 1

Joe Calfapietra Jon Cahill Eddie Gerald Isaac Pavlik Ani Ramos Eric Wamsley Wally Brackett

HT 5’8 6’0 6’7 5’10 6’1 6’3 5’10 6’2 6’4 6’4 6’0

WT 165 195 250 180 200 185 190 235 200 225 215

Manager Third Base Coach Hitting Coach Pitching Coach Coach Athletic Trainer Clubhouse Manager

Birth 5/19/80 7/9/84 9/29/84 9/15/86 1/19/85 6/7/84 6/8/85 10/26/87 10/6/84 12/4/84 1/9/84

Age 30 25 25 23 25 26 25 22 25 25 26

Previous Club New Jersey Jackals Montclair State Univ. Connecticut Defenders Newark Bears New Jersey Jackals Worcester Tornadoes New Jersey Jackals Arizona League Indians Southern Maryland Quebec Capitales New Jersey Jackals

PRONUNCIATION GUIDE Nick Asselin Joe Calfapietra Mike DeJesus Jeff Grose Ryan Lobban Jairo Mendez Abraham Nunez Ani Ramos Argenis Reyes Jovan Rosa Eric Wamsley

AS-lin cal-fuh-pee-A-tra de-HEY-zeus Gross LOW-ban JY-row NOON-yez on-ee RAY-mos arr-HEY-niss jo-VON WOMS-lee

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JACKALS MANAGER JOE CALFAPIETRA

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JOE CALFAPIETRA

CALFAPIETRA’S PROFESSIONAL COACHING RESUME

MANAGER - EIGHTH SEASON

MANAGERIAL CAREER

The longest-tenured manager in the Can-Am League, 2010 marks Joe Calfapietra’s eighth season at the Jackals’ helm. In 2009, Calfapietra was named the Can-Am League Manager of the Year after guiding the Jackals to the league’s first-half title and a playoff appearance. He also garnered Manager of the Year honors in 2004 when he led the Jackals to a Northeast League championship. Calfapietra, 39, began his coaching career with the Northern League’s Duluth-Superior Dukes in 1994 before spending the 1995 and 1996 seasons with the Aberdeen Pheasants of the Prairie League. In 1997, Calfapietra joined manager Ed Ott’s coaching staff with the Allentown Ambassadors as Director of Baseball Operations. Calfapietra was named the Ambassadors manager in 2000 at the age of 29, making him the youngest manager in Northern League history. After posting an 85-90 managerial record in two seasons with the Ambassadors, Calfapietra left Allentown after five years to guide the expansion Gary SouthShore RailCats in their inaugural season in 2002. Calfapietra led Gary, which played its entire schedule on the road while waiting for its ballpark to be constructed, to a 35-55 team record and was named the Northern League Manager of the Year. Calfapietra joined the Jackals in 2003 and earned his second Manager of the Year award in 2004 when he guided New Jersey past the North Shore Spirit for the Northeast League title. The Royersford, PA native played at Eastern College in Saint Davids, PA, where he was a two-time Division III All-American selection at first base. When he was not drafted out of college, Calfapietra turned to coaching and earned his Master’s Degree in Education. He has spent time collegiately as an assistant coach at Eastern College, a volunteer assistant at St. Joseph’s University, and as the hitting coach and recruiting coordinator at Villanova University.

2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000

New Jersey Jackals New Jersey Jackals New Jersey Jackals New Jersey Jackals New Jersey Jackals New Jersey Jackals New Jersey Jackals Gary SouthShore Railcats Allentown Ambassadors Allentown Ambassadors

55-39* 43-51 49-44 43-48 48-44 54-39* 52-37 35-55* 43-47 42-43

COACHING CAREER 1999 1998 1997 1996 1995 1994

Allentown Ambassadors Allentown Ambassadors Allentown Ambassadors Aberdeen Pheasants Aberdeen Pheasants Duluth-Superior Dukes

* indicates Manager of the Year honors

QUICK FACTS: JOE CALFAPIETRA • •

RECORD W/ NEW JERSEY: 344-302 (entering 2010) CAREER MANAGERIAL RECORD: 464-447 (entering 2010)

• •

Last name is pronounced cal-fuh-pee-A-tra Is the only Can-Am League manager to never play professionally. Was inducted into the Gary SouthShore Railcats Hall of Fame in 2009. Spent three years on the staff of former Jackals hitting coach and current Sussex Skyhawks manager Ed Ott when Ott was the manager in Allentown.

• •

JACKALS’ MANAGERIAL RECORDS (ENTERING 2010) Regular Season 1. 2. 3.

Kash Beauchamp George Tsamis Joe Calfapietra Post-Season 1. Kash Beauchamp 2. George Tsamis 2. Joe Calfapietra

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1998-2000 2001-2002 2003-2009

129-124 .510 107-72 .597 344-302 .533

1998-1999 2001-2002 2003-2009

8-3 (one championship) 18-8 (two championships) 9-12 (one championship)

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SHAWN RIGGANS

INF

R/R

6’1”/200

29 Years Old

10th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 7/25/1980 in Fort Lauderdale, FL Last Series vs Quebec: 0-for-2, K Resides: Fort Lauderdale, FL Last Series at Worcester: DNP (injured) Drafted: 2000, 24th round, Tampa Bay Devil Rays College: Indian River (Fla.) CC

2010 w/ Binghamton Mets: 2 games, .400 avg (2-for-5), 0 HR, 2 RBIs, 0-0 SB 2010 w/ Buffalo Bisons (AAA): 2 games, .200 avg (1-for-5), 0 HR, 0 RBIs, 0-0 SB • Was suspended for one game (June 20 vs Quebec) after being ejected on June 19 vs Quebec by home plate umpire Richard Katz. • Missed five games on the DL after taking an 87 MPH fastball from Sussex righty Dan Berlind in the helmet in the sixth inning on June 4 at Sussex. • Picked up his first hit vs a left-handed pitcher on Friday 6/4, snapping an 0-9 string against southpaws to begin the season. • Was named the Can-Am League Player of the Week on May 31 after going 8-for-15 (.533) with two home runs, two doubles, and seven RBIs over the first four games of the season at Sussex. Followed it up by going 0-for-7 with five strikeouts in the next series at Pittsfield. • Was released by the New York Mets on 5/11/10. Was 3-for-10 with two RBIs in four games, two with the Triple-A Buffalo Bisons and two with the Double-A Binghamton Mets. • Played ball at St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Fla.) where he did not start one game. • In 2009, Was limited to just 26 minor league games and seven major league games because of right shoulder tendinitis. Spent time with four teams. • Saw his first major league action as a September 2006 callup with Tampa Bay and has seen time in the majors each of the past four seasons. Is a career .202 hitter with seven home runs in 64 major league games from 2006-09. • Underwent season-ending right knee surgery on 9/10/08 to help clean up a staph infection. • Made his first career opening day roster in 2008 and caught 10 of the 16 games missed by Rays’ starting catcher Dioner Navarro in April after Navarro injured his right hand in a game at Yankee Stadium on April 4. Riggans pinch hit for Navarro in that contest, delivering a bases-clearing double with the bases loaded. Riggans started the Rays’ home opener on April 8 and belted his first career home run off Baltimore’s Eric Bedard. • In 2007, Riggans batted .316 (12-for-38) with five doubles and five RBIs in 17 spring training games, earning the Al Lopez Award for the Rays best rookie in spring camp. • Was a Triple-A International League Mid-Season All-Star in 2006 with the Durham Bulls. That season his .293 average ranked ninth in the IL. He was also rated the best defensive catcher in the International League and the Rays’ organization by Baseball America’s Best Tools Survey. • Underwent “Tommy John” surgery on 7/9/01.

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ARGENIS REYES

INF

S/R

5’10”/180

27 Years Old

8th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 9/25/1982 in Santiago, Dominican Republic Last Series vs Quebec: 3-for-9, 3B, K Resides: Jersey City, NJ Last Series at Worcester: 5-for-12, 2 2B, 3 runs, 2 RBIs Drafted: not drafted College: N/A

2009 w/ New York Mets (MLB): 9 games, .118 avg, 0 HR, 0 RBIs, 1-1 Sb 2009 w/ Buffalo Bisons (AAA): 101 games, .282 avg, 3 HR, 31 RBIs, 10-13 SB • Went 2-for-17 at the plate in nine games over two stints with the New York Mets in 2009, with both hits coming from as a left-handed batter. • Spent majority of 2009 season (101 games) with Triple-A Buffalo Bisons, batting .282. Hit .306 (56-for-183) in 51 home games to win the Jimmy Griffin Hometown Hero Award, honoring the player who performs the best in home games in front of Buffalo’s fans. Hit in the clutch, averaging .322 (19-for-59) with runners on base and two outs and .308 (12-for-39) with runners in scoring position and two outs for Buffalo. • Missed 15 games in 2009 on the disabled list from 5/30-6/15 with a groin contusion. • Following the ‘09 season, played for the Leones del Escogido of the Dominican Winter League, where he was teammates with Abraham Nunez. Former Jackals’ OF Alex Fernandez was also a teammate. Former Jackal Timo Perez lead the league in batting (.356). • Saw first major league action in 2008 with the Mets, batting .218 in 49 games. • Sports a career .205 batting average in 58 major league games. • Originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 2001.

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KEVIN CLARK

OF

L/L

6’0”/200

24 Years Old

5th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 12/10/1985 in Tampa, FL Last Series vs Quebec 4-for-12, 3 runs, 2 BBs, 4 Ks, 2-2 SB Resides: Siffner, FL Last Series at Worcester: 4-for-8, 2B, 2 runs, 3 SB Drafted: 2006, sixth round (Colorado Rockies) College: Manatee (Fla.) Junior College

2009 w/ Modesto Nuts (A): 12 games, .241 avg, 0 HR, 4 RBIs, 1-1 SB 2009 w/ Tri-City Dust Devils (A-): 59 games, .260 avg, 5 HR, 28 RBIs, 19-23 SB • Hit two solo home runs in game one of a doubleheader on 6/2 at Pittsfield. Finished the contest 3-for-4 with a double and three runs scored. • Signed with the Jackals on May 19. • Began the 2009 season with the Single-A Modesto nuts (4/11-4-26) before finishing the season with the Short-A Tri-City Dust Devils (6/22-9/06). Finished second in the Short-A Northwest League with 19 stolen bases for Tri-City. • In 2007 with the Single-A Asheville Tourists, hit a career-high 17 home runs and swiped a career-best 22 bases. His 76 RBIs for Asheville ranked 11th in the South Atlantic League.

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JEFF GROSE

OF

L/L

5’11”/190

25 Years Old

4th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 7/14/1984 Last Series vs Quebec: 4-for-11, run, RBI, 2 Ks, 0-1 SB Resides: Iselin, NJ Last Series at Worcester: 1-for-8, 2 RBIs Drafted: not drafted College: Rutgers University

2009 w/ Kalamazoo Kings (IND): 33 games, .294 avg, 1 HR, 16 RBIs, 5-8 SB • Laced the game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning in New Jersey’s lone exhibition contest on 5/22 vs Sussex. • Acquired by the Jackals from the Frontier League’s Kalamazoo Kings on 3/31/10 in exchange for future considerations. • Missed majority of 2009 season with a thumb injury. Did not commit an error in 32 games in the outfield after committing seven errors each of his first two seasons • Spent first three professional seasons with the Kalamazoo Kings of the independent Frontier League playing for manager Fran Riordan, who spent the 2003 season with the North Shore Spirit in the Northeast League. • In 2008, finished fifth in Frontier League walks (63) and fourth in triples (5). • Starred at Rutgers University from 2003-2006. Ranks among Scarlet Knights’ career leaders in at bats (4th - 714), hits (4th - 229), walks (6th - 115), triples (8th - 10), and total bases (10th - 301). Was an All-Big East selection in 2005 and 2006. • Played high school baseball at John F. Kennedy Memorial High School in Iselin, NJ.

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ABRAHAM NUNEZ

INF

S/R

5’11”/200

34 Years Old

15th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 3/16/1976 in Santo Domingo, DR Last Series vs Quebec: 3-for-13, 2B, run, BB Resides: Santo Domingo, DR Last Series at Worcester: 2-for-12, 2 RBIs Drafted: not drafted College: N/A 2009 w/ Reno Aces (AAA): 84 games, .249 avg, 2 HR, 32 RBIs, 4-7 SB • Has spent parts of 12 seasons in the majors with four different teams, most recently with the New York Mets in 2008 (.242 career MLB average) • • • • • • •

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Walked more times (48) than he struck out (40) for the Triple-A Reno Aces in the Arizona Diamondbacks system in 2009. Five years at Triple-A level. Has appeared in more MLB games (1,030) than minor league games (711) entering 2010 season. Best Major League season came in 2005 when he hit .285 with 5 HRs and 44 RBIs in 139 games with St. Louis Cardinals while filling in for 3B Scott Rolen following Rolen’s collision with Dodgers’ 1B Hee Seop Choi on 5/10/05. Rolen needed left shoulder surgery. First MLB hit was a two-run triple off Dodgers’ Dennys Reyes on 8/27/97. First career HR came off Phillies’ Mark Portugal at Veterans Stadium on 9/12/98. Signed as nondrafted free agent by Toronto Blue Jays on 5/5/94 and made Major League debut on 8/27/97 with Pittsburgh Pirates. Has played over 250 Major League games at third base, second base, and shortstop. Was a New York-Penn League All-Star shortstop in 1996 with St. Catherines Stompers, when he was second in the league with 37 stolen bases. The Pittsfield Mets were also part of the New York-Penn League that season.

MIKE DEJESUS

SS

L/R

5’10”/185

26 Years Old

6th Season (2nd w/ Jackals)

Born: 7/16/1983 in Staten Island, NJ Resides: Manalapan, NJ Drafted: not drafted

Last Series vs Quebec: 1-for-12, 2B, RBI, BB, 2 Ks Last Series at Worcester: 5-for-11, HR, 2B, 4 runs, 3 RBIs College: Coastal Carolina University

21

L/R

2009 with New Jersey Jackals: .297 avg, 5 HR, 66 RBIs, 46 BB, 42 K, 3-5 SB, 21 Errors • Finished 2009 5th Can-Am League walks (46); 5th RBI (66). Hit two of five home runs in game on 6/22 at Quebec, his first game batting third. Entering season had only played six career games at shortstop. • 4th in Florida State League with 78 walks and was 2nd toughest in league to strike out (1/9.77) in 2007. 4th in Pioneer League with 40 walks in 2005. • Is the younger brother of Kansas City Royals outfielder David DeJesus. • Began college career at East Carolina University before playing final two seasons at Coastal Carolina University. • Four-year baseball letterman at New Jersey’s Manalapan High School, where he set the school record for batting average as a soph. when he hit .522.

ZANE CHAVEZ

C

5’10”/200

23 Years Old

2nd Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 12/30/1986 in San Diego, CA Last Series vs Quebec: 0-for-3, K Resides: Bonsall, CA Last Series at Worcester: N/A Drafted: 2005, 19th round (Kansas City Royals) College: Lindenwood University

2009 w/ American Defenders of New Hampshire (IND): 68 games, .269 avg, 5 HR, 30 RBIs, 3-5 SB • Was acquired by New Jersey via trade from the Pittsfield Colonials on June 18 in exchange for OF Quentin Davis and C Scott Knazek. • Prior to being traded to New Jersey, was batting .192 with two RBIs in 17 games for Pittsfield in 2010. • In his first professional season in 2009 with the American Defenders of New Hampshire, Chavez hit .269 with five HRs and 30 RBIs in 68 games while throwing out 33% of runners (second-best in the Can-Am League) • Was drafted out of high school by the Kansas City Royals in the 19th round in 2005, but did not sign. • Played freshman and sophomore seasons at Palomar Junior College in 2006 and 2007 seasons. At Palomar, Chavez was errorless in 181 chances and threw out 30 of 56 attempted base stealers (53.5%). • Transferred to Division I Indiana State University for his junior season in 2008 season and hit .224 in 23 games (15 starts) for the Sycamores. •

Finished his college career at Lindenwood University (NAIA) in 2009.

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JORDAN NEWTON

C

R/R

5’11”/195

24 Years Old

5th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 8/29/1985 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky Last Series vs Quebec: 5-for-12, 2 2B, 3B, 3 runs, 2 RBIs, 2 BBs, 2 Ks Resides: Hodgenville, KY Last Series at Worcester: 4-for-13, 3 runs, SB Drafted: 2006, sixth round (Detroit Tigers) College: Western Kentucky University

2009 w/ West Michigan Whitecaps (A): 11 games, .386 avg, 3 HR, 9 RBIs, 0-0 SB 2009 w/ Lakeland Flying Tigers (A+): 75 games, .263 avg, 8 HR, 29 RBIs, 9-13 SB • Hit a pair of solo home runs in New Jersey’s 7-6 loss at Sussex on June 12. They were his first two homers of the season. • Began the 2010 season on the inactive list due to tendonitis in his right shoulder, which limited him during the preseason. Missed five games before returning to the lineup for New Jersey’s doubleheader at Pittsfield on June 2 (went 1-for-2 with a double and a walk in game one). • Began 2009 season with Single-A West Michigan Whitecaps. Was promoted to Advanced-A Lakeland Flying Tigers three weeks after season began. With Lakeland, hit 108 points higher at home (.316) than on the road (.208) over 75 games (266 at-bats). • Converted to an outfielder for the 2008 season (56 games in the outfield, 21 at catcher) before moving back behind the plate in 2009 (0 games in the outfield). • Fourth in Single-A Midwest League with 10 triples in 2008 for the West Michigan Whitecaps. • Played four seasons at Western Kentucky University, where his 11 career triples rank tied for fourth on the Hilltoppers’ career list. Also ranks eighth in career home runs (32), seventh in RBIs (144) and fifth in walks (100).

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JOVAN ROSA

INF/C

R/R

6’3”/225

22 Years Old

4th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 10/26/1987 in Santurce, Puerto Rico Last Series vs Quebec: 0-for-8, run, K, 1-1 SB Resides: East Hartford, CT Last Series at Worcester: DNP (injured) Drafted: 2006, 22nd round (Chicago Cubs) College: Lake City (Fla.) Community College 2010 w/ Peoria Chiefs (A): 10 games, .103 avg (4-for-39), 0 HR, 2 RBIs, 0-0 SB • Spent 11 games on the disabled list with a quadriceps strain and contusion from June 4 to June 18. The contusion was suffered in a collision with Sussex 2B Chase Fontaine. • Began 2010 season with the Single-A Peoria Chiefs. Was released by Chicago Cubs on 4/27/10 after batting .105 (4-for-39) with a double and two RBIs in 10 games. With Peoria, Rosa hit in the middle of the order and was the team’s opening day catcher. Did not commit any errors. • In 2009, Played 69 games for the Advanced-A Daytona Cubs before finishing the season with the Single-A Peoria Chiefs. Hit .301 in his second career stint with Peoria after batting .220 with Daytona. • Was a 2008 Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star with the Peoria Chiefs as a 20-year-old. Led the league with 43 doubles, finished second with 54 extrabase hits, fourth with 81 RBIs, fifth with 141 hits, and eighth with a .293 average. • In 2007, finished second in batting (.340) in the Rookie-Level Arizona League.

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JACOB BUTLER

OF/1B

R/R

6’2”/220

27 Years Old

6th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 2/9/1983 in Olympia, WA Resides: Yelm, WA Drafted: 2005, eighth round (Toronto Blue Jays)

Last Series vs Quebec: 4-for-10, 2B, 4 RBIs, 4 BBs, 2 Ks Last Series at Worcester: 4-for-12, 2 HR, 4 runs, 3 RBIs College: University of Nevada 2009 w/ St. Paul Saints (IND): 95 games, .263 avg, 16 HR, 63 RBIs, 0-0 SB • • • • • • • • •

Hit five home runs in his first nine games of the season, including a third-inning grand slam on June 12 at Sussex. Became the first player in Jackals history to homer in four straight contests during that stretch. Began 2010 season on the IL after suffering an injury in the batting cage on 5/25. Returned to the lineup on 6/5 vs Brockton after missing 9 games. Acquired by the Jackals from the St. Paul Saints on 4/16/10 in exchange for a player to be named later. Spent entire 2009 season with St. Paul Saints. Finished third in American Association with 16 home runs. Hit 59 points higher at home (.292) than on the road (.233). 11 of 16 home runs came at home. Has finished in top three in home runs in his respective league in three of his first five professional seasons. Led the Advanced-A Florida State League with 23 home runs in 2007 with the Dunedin Blue Jays. Also finished third in league with 85 RBIs and 80 runs. Named Florida State League post season All-Star. In 2005, was second in the Rookie-Level Appalachian League with 14 home runs. Finished second with 52 RBIs, second with a .590 slugging percentage, second with 31 extra-base hits, and fourth with 31 walks for Pulaski Blue Jays. Named Appalachian League post season All-Star. Played 55 games at first base for the Double-A New Hampshire Fisher Cats in 2008, marking the first time he had played a position other than outfield. Spent four games at first base in 2009 with the St. Paul Saints. Finished college career at University of Nevada tied for third on school’s all-time home runs list with 39. Hit 16 home runs as a senior.

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JABE BERGERON

1B

R/R

6’3”/245

28 Years Old

7th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Born: 12/19/1981 in Keene, NH Last Series vs Quebec: 2-for-10, 3 RBIs, BB, 6 Ks Resides: Chesterfield, NH Last Series at Worcester: 3-for-11, 3 runs, 3 RBIs Drafted: not drafted College: Williams College 2009 w/ American Defenders of New Hampshire (IND): 72 games, .276 avg, 9 HR, 44 RBIs, 0-1 SB • • • • •

Signed with the Jackals on 6/5/10. Went to spring training with the Brockton Rox but was released on 5/24. Is playing for his seventh different Can-Am League team (Elmira, Nashua, Worcester, Sussex, Ottawa, and New Hampshire). With the Ottawa Rapidz in 2008, set career highs batting .354 with 13 home runs and 69 RBIs. Played 2004 season in the Mets’ system with the Brooklyn Cyclones, Capital City Bombers, and Kingsport Mets. Played four games for Brooklyn in 2005 before being released and joining the now-defunct Elmira Pioneers in the Can-Am League. Signed as nondrafted free agent by Mets on 6/16/04.

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ISAAC PAVLIK

LHP

R/L

Born: 5/10/1980 in Belleville, NJ Resides: Ramsey, NJ Drafted: 2002, 10th round (Colorado Rockies)

5’8”/165

30 Years Old

9th Season (6th w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 12 (6/15/07 vs Can-Am Grays w/ New Jersey) College: Seton Hall University PAVLIK’S MILESTONES

2009 w/ New Jersey Jackals: 18 starts, 6-6, 3.66 ERA, 103 hits, 110.2 IP, 17 BB, 75 K, .245 opp. avg. THRU GAMES ON 6/20 • Made first start this season on 6/6 vs Brockton after four relief appearances. Earned the win, CAREER WINS - JACKALS FRANCHISE HISTORY allowing four hits in five shutout innings. 1. Joel Bennett................. 59 (2001-2007) • Two shutout innings at Sussex on 5/27/10 marked first relief appearance since 8/25/08. 2. Aaron Myers................ 37 (2002-2006) • Finished 2009 5th in Can-Am League strikeouts (75); 3rd shutouts (1); 9th ERA (3.66); 2nd com3. Isaac Pavlik.................36 (2005-present) plete games (3)... Led team with 18 starts. INNINGS PITCHED - CAN-AM LEAGUE HISTORY • Longest-tenured player on New Jersey roster. Is New Jersey’s leader in career games pitched. 1. John Kelly.................... 556.1 WOR • Had pitched at least five innings in 33 straight starts before leaving with an injury in first inning 2. Isaac Pavlik.................550.2 NJ vs Quebec on 7/24/09. The streak began in 2007. 3. Michel Simard............. 523.1 QUE • Is 0-18 at the plate in his professional career after popping out on 7/3/09 at Worcester in only at-bat of season. STRIKEOUTS - CAN-AM LEAGUE HISTORY • In 2008, pitched at least five innings in each of his 20 starts and tied Jackals single-season record 1. John Kelly.................... 506 WOR with 20 starts... 3rd in Can-Am League innings pitched (135.2), 3rd in games started (20), and 2. Isaac Pavlik.................427 NJ 8th in ERA (3.65) Note: Both Kelly and Simard are currently active • Began 2006 season with New Jersey, but had contract purchased by Chicago Cubs where he finished the season at Double-A West Tennessee, going 2-1 with a 3.29 ERA in 10 games (6 starts) for the Diamond Jaxx. • Joined Jackals in 2005 and finished 2nd in Can-Am League with 102 strikeouts and third with 3.02 ERA. DATE Jun 20 Jun 19 Jun 17 Jun 16 Jun 11 Jun 9 Jun 6 Jun 2 May 30 May 29 May 27

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OPPONENT Quebec Quebec @Worcester @Worcester @Sussex Pittsfield Brockton @Pittsfield @Sussex @Sussex @Sussex

RES L 4-10 L 1-5 L 3-8 W 11-3 W 1-0 W 8-7 W 7-5 L 1-2 L 4-5 L 5-9 L 3-4

DEC - - - - - - W L - - -

JAIRO MENDEZ

IP 0.2 2.0 0.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 5.0 1.0 0.2 2.0 2.0

R 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0

RHP

ER 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0

R/R

Born: 7/9/1984 in Newark, NJ Resides: Kearny, NJ Drafted: not drafted

H 1 0 2 1 0 3 4 2 0 2 1

SV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

6’0”/195

BB 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0

SO BF 1 3 1 9 1 3 3 4 0 3 0 5 3 21 1 7 1 2 1 8 1 6

25 Years Old

OOBP OSLG .333 .333 .111 .000 .666 1.000 .250 .250 .000 .000 .600 .600 .285 .263 .571 .400 .000 .000 .250 .375 .333 .200

OAVG ERA .333 0.00 .000 0.00 .666 0.00 .250 0.00 .000 0.00 .600 18.00 .210 0.00 .400 9.00 .000 0.00 .250 0.00 .200 0.00

1st Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 1 (6/10/10 vs Pittsfield w/ New Jersey) College: Montclair State University

DNP in 2009 • Graduated from Montclair State University in 2008 after pitching four years for the Division III Red Hawks. • In 57 career appearances (37 starts) for Montclair, went 18-16 with a 4.37 ERA. Allowed 266 hits in 239 innings with 152 strikeouts and 55 walks. • Won his first five decisions as a college freshman in 2004. Missed the entire 2006 season with an injury. DATE Jun 20 Jun 19 Jun 16 Jun 10

OPPONENT Quebec Quebec @Worcester Pittsfield

RES L 4-10 L 1-5 W 11-3 L 0-6

DEC - - - -

IP 1.0 1.0 2.0 2.0

R 0 0 1 1

ER 0 0 1 1

H 1 0 3 2

SV 0 0 0 0

BB 0 0 1 0

SO BF 0 4 1 3 5 10 1 8

N E W J E R S E Y J A C K A L S P R O F E S S I O N A L B A S E B A L L

OOBP OSLG .250 .250 .000 .000 .400 .333 .250 .250

OAVG ERA .250 0.00 .000 0.00 .333 4.50 .250 4.50

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DAN GRIFFIN

RHP

R/R

Born: 9/29/1984 in Albany, NY Resides: Voorheesville, NY Drafted: 2005, 5th Round (San Francisco Giants)

6’7”/250

25 Years Old

6th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 11 (7/30/05 vs Spokane w/ Salem-Keizer) College: Niagara University

2009 w/ Connecticut Defenders (AA): 46 appearances (1 start), 8-7, 5.42 ERA, 85 hits, 73 innings, 23 BB, 88 K, .287 opp. avg. • Allowed eight runs (six earned) with three wild pitches but received a no decision in first start of 2010 on 5/28 at Sussex (10-9 Jackals win). • Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the fifth round of the 2005 draft after his sophomore season at Niagara (NY) University. • Spent the entire 2009 season with Double-A Connecticut Defenders. Lone start on 5/17 raised his ERA from 5.50 to 7.85. • In 2008, made the jump from Single-A straight to Triple-A when he made one appearance for the Fresno Grizzlies. • Two-time Single-A South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week (7/2/07 and 6/25/06) with the Augusta GreenJackets. • As a sophomore at Niagara in 2005, led the nation in strikeout ratio (13.79 batters/nine innings). Fanned 120 batters in 78.1 innings while going 6-4 with a 4.37 ERA. As a freshman at Niagara in 2004, went 1-7 with a 9.26 ERA in 12 games (nine starts). DATE Jun 16 Jun 9 Jun 6 Jun 2 May 28

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OPPONENT @Worcester Pittsfield Brockton @Pittsfield @Sussex

RES W 11-3 W 8-7 W 7-5 L 1-2 W 10-9

DEC W - - - -

LUIS FERNANDEZ

IP 6.0 5.1 1.0 5.2 3.2

R 2 3 0 1 8

LHP

ER 2 3 0 1 6

R/L

Born: 9/15/1986 Resides: Union, NJ Drafted: not drafted

H 5 9 0 2 7

SV 0 0 0 0 0

5’10”/180

BB 1 2 0 1 3

SO BF 6 24 4 25 1 3 4 20 3 22

23 Years Old

OOBP OSLG .250 .347 .440 .608 .000 .000 .150 .157 .500 .555

OAVG ERA .217 3.00 .391 5.07 .000 0.00 .105 1.59 .388 14.71

1st Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 3 (5/28/10 at Sussex w/ New Jersey) College: Seton Hall

2010 w/ Newark Bears (IND): 3 appearances (1 start), 0-0, 27.00 ERA, 5 hits, 2.1 IP, 5 BB, 2 K, .417 opp. avg. • Notched first career win on 5/28/10 at Sussex in Jackals’ second game of the season. Tossed two scoreless innings of one-hit relief in 10-9 victory. • Began the 2010 season with the Atlantic League’s Newark Bears. Was released on 5/4. • Is a 2008 graduate of Seton Hall University. His 74 appearances rank fourth in Pirates’ history (Isaac Pavlik tops the list with 84). • In 74 appearances (four starts) at Seton Hall, Luis went 4-10 with a 4.26 ERA. He posted a sub-four ERA each of his final three years with the Pirates. • Played high school baseball at Seton Hall Prep. Fernandez’s junior year, Seton Hall Prep was ranked fourth in the nation and first in New Jersey. • Father, Luis Sr., also played baseball at Seton Hall University. Younger brother, George, a right-hander, also pitched at Seton Hall. DATE Jun 20 Jun 17 Jun 12 Jun 9 Jun 6 Jun 4 May 31 May 28

OPPONENT Quebec @Worcester @Sussex Pittsfield Brockton Brockton @Pittsfield @Sussex

RES L 4-10 L 3-8 L 6-7 W 8-7 W 7-5 L 7-9 L 0-3 W 10-9

DEC - - - - - - - W

IP 1.0 2.0 0.2 0.2 1.0 2.1 1.0 2.0

R 2 1 1 1 5 2 0 0

ER 2 1 1 1 5 2 0 0

H 3 3 0 0 4 3 1 1

SV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

BB 1 0 1 1 2 3 1 1

SO BF 0 7 1 9 0 3 0 3 0 9 1 12 0 5 3 8

N E W J E R S E Y J A C K A L S P R O F E S S I O N A L B A S E B A L L

OOBP OSLG .571 .500 .300 .444 .666 .000 .333 .000 .666 1.000 .500 .333 .400 .500 .375 .166

OAVG ERA .500 18.00 .333 4.50 .000 13.43 .000 13.43 .571 45.00 .333 7.73 .250 0.00 .166 0.00

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NICK ASSELIN

RHP

R/R

Born: 1/19/1985 in Bedford, NH Resides: Bedford, NH Drafted: not drafted

6’1”/200

25 Years Old

3rd Season (2nd w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 8 (8/19/09 vs Sussex w/ New Hampshire) College: Boston College

2009 w/ New Jersey Jackals & American Defenders of New Hampshire (IND): 19 starts, 10-6, 4.04 ERA, 128 hits, 118 IP, 32 BB, 44 K, .275 opp. avg. • In 2009, led the Can-Am League with 10 wins. Fourth in the league with 118 innings pitched and second with 19 starts. Made three regular season starts with New Jersey after late-August trade from American Defenders of New Hampshire. Did not appear in Jackals’ playoff series vs Worcester. • Was initially acquired by New Jersey on 8/20/09 from American Defenders of New Hampshire along with OF Jerod Edmondson in exchange for LHP Dave Qualben, cash, and a player to be named later (OF Billy Kovatch). Was sent back to New Hampshire following the season and then reacquired by New Jersey on 4/1/10 in exchange for Qualben, LHP Giuseppe Granitto, and a player to be named later. • Began his professional career in 2008 when he was signed by the New York Yankees as an undrafted free agent. Began 2008 season, his only in affiliated baseball, with the GCL Yankees. Pitched one game for the Single-A Charleston River Dogs before settling in with Short-A Staten Island Yankees. Started just one game during season. • Entering 2010, has never committed an error. • Spent entire five-year college career at Boston College. Made just five appearances in 2007 before suffering season-ending injury and gaining fifth year of eligibility. • Asselin’s catcher at Boston College during the 2007 and 2008 seasons was Tony Sanchez, the fourth overall pick in the 2009 draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. • New Hampshire high school Player of the Year as a senior at Trinity High School in 2003. DATE Jun 17 Jun 10 Jun 3 May 29

OPPONENT @Worcester Pittsfield Brockton @Sussex

RES L 3-8 L 0-6 W 1-0 L 5-9

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RYAN LOBBAN

DEC L L W L

IP 5.2 7.0 7.0 5.0

LHP L/L

R 7 5 0 5

ER 7 5 0 4

H 7 9 4 7

SV 0 0 0 0

BB 3 2 1 1

SO BF 2 26 0 33 6 24 3 25

OOBP OSLG .370 .478 .363 .333 .208 .217 .400 .454

OAVG ERA .304 11.11 .300 6.43 .173 0.00 .318 7.20

6’3”/185 26 Years Old 4th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

6/7/1984 Resides: Ramsey, NJ Drafted: not drafted

Born:

Career High K’s: 8 (2x, most recently 8/25/09 vs Sussex w/ Worcester) College: William Paterson University

2009 w/ Worcester Tornadoes (IND): 20 appearances (19 starts), 10-7, 3.56 ERA, 132 hits, 121.1 IP, 31 BB, 74 K, .277 opp. avg. • Began the 2010 season with the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League. Was released by Somerset on 4/19/10 and signed with the Jackals on 4/29/10. • Spent entire 2009 season with the Worcester Tornadoes. Career-high 10 wins tied him for the Can-Am League lead. Seven losses were the thirdmost in the league. Also finished third in innings pitched (121.1) and seventh in ERA (3.56). 12 home runs allowed was third-most in league. • Younger brother, Brendan, was drafted in the 45th round by the Cincinnati Reds in 2008, but elected to play at St. John’s University, where the lefthander just finished his sophomore season. • As a college freshman in 2004, went 2-2 with a 5.53 ERA in 13 games (two starts) for James Madison University. • In 2006, transferred to Division III William Paterson University, where he was named First-Team All-NJAC (New Jersey Athletic Conference) after going 3-3 with a 3.66 ERA in 12 games (eight starts) for the Pioneers. Lobban played just one season at William Paterson. • As a senior at St. Joseph Regional High School (Montvale, NJ) in 2003, set a New Jersey state record by striking out 21 batters during a 9-0 no-hitter against Montclair High School. Lobban induced a groundout from the leadoff batter before striking out 21 of the next 22 (one reached on a dropped third strike). His no-hitter came one day after teammate Bobby Ferla struck out 20 batters in a no-hitter against Clifton High School. Lobban was named The Star-Ledger 2003 High School Pitcher of the Year. DATE Jun 18 Jun 11 Jun 4 May 30

OPPONENT RES Quebec L 5-6 @Sussex W 1-0 Brockton L 7-9 @Sussex L 4-5

DEC - W L -

IP 7.0 7.0 4.2 5.1

R 0 0 6 3

ER 0 0 6 3

H 9 4 8 4

SV 0 0 0 0

BB 0 3 4 3

SO BF 2 30 3 27 5 25 7 25

N E W J E R S E Y J A C K A L S P R O F E S S I O N A L B A S E B A L L

OOBP OSLG .366 .321 .259 .208 .444 .476 .360 .300

OAVG ERA .321 0.00 .166 0.00 .380 11.56 .200 5.07

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A.J. WIDEMAN

LHP

R/L

Born: Mississauga, Ontario Resides: Mississauga, Ontario Drafted: 2003, 11th round (Montreal Expos)

5’10”/190

25 Years Old

8th Season (2nd w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 10 (6/15/10 vs Worcester w/ New Jersey) College: drafted out of high school

2009 w/ New Jersey Jackals: 18 starts, 10-1, 2.51 ERA, 90 hits, 114.2 IP, 18 BB, 81 K, .214 opp. avg. • Was New Jersey’s opening-day starter on 5/27/10 at Sussex. Took the loss , allowing four runs (three earned) on six hits in five innings. • Canadian left-hander was drafted out of high school by the Montreal Expos in the 11th round in 2003. • Named Can-Am League All-Star left-handed pitcher after led the Can-Am League in wins (10-1) and ERA (2.51) and finishing second with 81 strikeouts. • Can-Am League Pitcher of the Month for June and July in 2009. • Lost a perfect game with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning on 6/23/09 at Quebec. • Was traded from the Washington Nationals to the Toronto Blue Jays in 2005 in exchange for outfielder Tyrell Godwin, who reached the majors with Washington later that year. • Younger brother, Jordan, is a catcher in the Cincinnati Reds system. • Second in the Midwest League in home runs allowed in 2005 (21). Second in the Florida State League in the same category in 2007 (18). DATE Jun 20 Jun 15 Jun 8 Jun 2 May 27

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OPPONENT Quebec @Worcester Pittsfield @Pittsfield @Sussex

RES L 4-10 W 7-4 W 3-1 W 4-2 L 3-4

DEC L W W W L

MIKE PONTIUS

IP 5.1 6.0 6.0 5.2 5.0

R 5 3 1 1 4

RHP

ER 3 2 1 1 3

R/R

Born: 10/26/1987 in O’Fallon, MO Resides: Wentzville, MO Drafted: 2006, 43rd round (Cleveland Indians)

H 5 9 8 6 6

SV 0 0 0 0 0

6’2”/235

BB 6 0 1 1 1

SO 1 10 3 5 2

BF 28 27 26 23 23

22 Years Old

OOBP OSLG .392 .227 .333 .370 .346 .360 .304 .363 .333 .428

OAVG ERA .227 5.07 .333 3.00 .320 1.50 .272 1.59 .285 5.40

4th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 4 (4/30/08 vs Greensboro w/ Lake County) College: drafted out of high school

2009 w/ Kinston Indians (A+): 2 appearances, 1-0, 2.45 ERA, 3 hits, 3.2 innings, 5 BB, 4 K, .231 opp. avg. 2009 w/ Arizona League Indians (R): 3 appearances, 0-0, 6.00 ERA, 3 hits, 3 innings, 3 BB, 4 K, .250 opp. avg. • Walked four of five batters he faced on June 18 vs Quebec to raise his ERA from 0.93 to 4.50 in his 10th outing of the season. • In 2009, pitched just five games for the Advanced-A Kinston Indians and Rookie-level Arizona League Indians. • In 2008, posted lowest batting average against (.144) of any South Atlantic League reliever. In 33 innings, allowed just 16 hits and struck out 39 batters with a 0.82 ERA. Had two stints with the Single-A Lake County Captains divided by one with the Advanced-A Kinston Indians. Began the season with the Captains by stringing together 21 1/3 shutout innings over nine relief appearances (April 3-May 4) all of them at least two innings long...twice stuck out five batters in a game in this span. Moved up to Kinston on 5/8/08. Returned to Lake County in mid-August. • Played for the Holt High School Indians before being drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 43rd round in 2006. • Didn’t sign with Cleveland until August 2006 and didn’t make professional debut until June 2007. DATE Jun 18 Jun 15 Jun 12 Jun 9 Jun 8 Jun 6 Jun 3 Jun 2 May 30 May 28

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OPPONENT Quebec @Worcester @Sussex Pittsfield Pittsfield Brockton Brockton @Pittsfield @Sussex @Sussex

RES L 5-6 W 7-4 L 6-7 W 8-7 W 3-1 W 7-5 W 1-0 W 4-2 L 4-5 W 10-9

DEC - - - - - - - - - -

EDWARD RODRIGUEZ

IP 0.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.1 2.0 1.1

R 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

RHP

ER 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

R/R

Born: 10/6/1984 in Esperanza, Dominican Republic Resides: Paterson, NJ Drafted: not drafted

H 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1

SV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

6’4”/200

BB 4 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0

SO BF 1 5 1 4 0 4 3 3 1 3 3 5 1 4 1 1 0 8 1 5

25 Years Old

OOBP OSLG .800 .000 .250 .000 .250 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 .000 .250 .250 .000 .000 .375 .714 .200 .200

OAVG ERA .000 109.09 .000 0.00 .000 0.00 .000 0.00 .000 0.00 .000 0.00 .250 0.00 .000 0.00 .285 4.50 .200 0.00

7th Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 6 (8/18/07 vs Dayton w/ Lansing) College: N/A

2009 w/ Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (IND): 19 appearances (3 starts), 2-1, 2.97 ERA, 29 hits, 30.1 IP, 10 BB, 17 K, .257 opp. avg. • Spent first five professional seasons in the Toronto Blue Jays system. Was released following 2009 spring training. • Spent entire 2009 season with Atlantic League’s Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, going 2-1 with a 2.93 ERA in 19 games. In three starts, went 1-0 with a 0.82 ERA while allowing nine hits in 11 innings and striking out four without surrendering a walk. • Signed as an undrafted free agent with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2002. DATE OPPONENT Jun 20 Quebec Jun 18 Quebec Jun 15 @Worcester

RES L 4-10 L 5-6 W 7-4

DEC - L -

IP 1.0 0.0 1.0

R 3 2 0

ER 0 2 0

H 2 0 1

SV 0 0 0

BB 1 2 0

SO BF 1 7 0 3 0 4

N E W J E R S E Y J A C K A L S P R O F E S S I O N A L B A S E B A L L

OOBP .428 1.000 .250

OSLG .333 .000 .500

OAVG ERA .333 0.00 .000 0.00 .250 0.00

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@Sussex Pittsfield Pittsfield Brockton Brockton @Sussex @Sussex

L 6-7 W 8-7 W 3-1 W 5-4 L 7-9 L 4-5 W 10-9

- W - W - L -

CHRIS ALLEN

1.1 1.0 1.0 1.1 1.1 0.1 1.0

0 0 0 0 0 1 1

RHP

0 0 0 0 0 1 1

R/R

Born: 12/4/1984 in Williamsport, PA Resides: DuBoistown, PA Drafted: 2004, 45th round (Florida Marlins)

0 0 1 0 0 3 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0

6’4”/205

1 0 0 0 0 0 3

2 0 2 1 1 0 0

5 3 4 5 4 4 8

25 Years Old

.200 .000 .250 .200 .000 .750 .625

.000 .000 .250 .000 .000 .750 .250

.000 .000 .250 .000 .000 .750 .250

0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 27.27 9.00

3rd Season (1st w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 7 (7/20/08 vs Windy City w/ Southern Illinois) College: Florida International University

2009 w/ Quebec Capitales (IND): 16 appearances (15 starts), 5-8, 3.71 ERA, 95 hits, 94.2 IP, 26 BB, 41 K, .258 opp. avg. • Drafted by the Florida Marlins out of high school in 2004 as a catcher. Did not sign with Florida. • In 2009 with Quebec, topped the Can-Am League with two shutouts. Eight losses were the most in the league, but his 3.71 ERA was the tenth-lowest. Both of his complete games were shutouts. Posted a 1.85 ERA in four home appearances (4.35 in 12 outings on the road). Worst start of the season came on 7/24/09 vs New Jersey when Allen allowed eight earned runs and 13 hits in three innings, jumping his ERA more than a run from 2.67 to 3.68. Placed on the inactive list on 8/20/09 due to herniated disks and missed the remainder of the season. Earned a championship ring. • Younger brother, Matt, played infield at Division II Bloomsburg University through 2008 season. • At South Williamsport High School, lettered four times in baseball, three times in basketball and three times in golf. • During his rookie campaign with the Frontier League’s Southern Illinois Miners in 2008, was teammates with former Jackal Mike Scanzano. • Played two seasons at Lake-Sumter (Fla.) Community College before transferring to Clemson in 2006. Tossed a perfect inning in his only appearance for the Tigers before transferring to Florida International University for final two seasons. As a senior at FIU in 2008, went 4-4 with a 4.87 ERA in 11 starts after posting a 4-6 record with a 5.69 ERA in a team-high 16 starts as a junior in 2007. DATE Jun 19 Jun 12 Jun 5 May 31

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OPPONENT Quebec @Sussex Brockton @Pittsfield

RES L 1-5 L 6-7 W 5-4 L 0-3

DEC L L - L

ROMAS HICKS

IP 6.0 5.0 6.2 5.2

R 4 6 3 3

RHP

ER 4 6 3 3

R/R

Born: 1/9/1984 in Decatur, GA Resides: Loganville, GA Drafted: 2006, 22nd round (Kansas City Royals)

H 7 10 10 6

SV 0 0 0 0

6’0”/215

BB 5 1 1 3

SO BF 4 25 3 23 0 29 4 25

26 Years Old

OOBP OSLG .480 .550 .478 .681 .379 .464 .360 .590

OAVG ERA .350 6.00 .454 10.80 .357 4.05 .272 4.76

2nd Season (2nd w/ Jackals)

Career High K’s: 4 (8/30/09 vs Sussex w/ New Jersey) College: Georgia State University

2009 w/ New Jersey Jackals: 28 appearances, 4-2, 1 save, 1.85 ERA, 22 hits, 39 IP, 24 BB, 57 K, .162 opp. avg. • In first professional season in 2009, posted second-lowest ERA (1.85) of any Can-Am League pitcher with more than 2.1 innings pitched (Quebec’s Derek McDaid notched a 1.51 ERA in 34 games). Over his last seven outings of the season, struck out 18 batters and walked one. Allowed more than one earned run once in 28 appearances out of the Jackals’ bullpen. • Carried ‘09 success with New Jersey into winter ball, posting a 1.07 ERA in seven games with eight strikeouts and one walk for the Seminole Country Naturals in the short-lived Florida Winter League. With Seminole County, Hicks was teammates with former Jackals Jerod Edmondson and Chris Garcia. • Was drafted by Kansas City in 2006 (22nd round), but was injured and never pitched in Royals’ system. • During the summer of 2005 with the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod League, recorded nine saves and compiled a 1.52 ERA. • Is fifth in career innings pitched and third in career strikeouts at Georgia State University. DATE Jun 18 Jun 15 Jun 11 Jun 9 Jun 8 Jun 6 Jun 5 Jun 3 Jun 2 May 28

OPPONENT Quebec @Worcester @Sussex Pittsfield Pittsfield Brockton Brockton Brockton @Pittsfield @Sussex

RES L 5-6 W 7-4 W 1-0 W 8-7 W 3-1 W 7-5 W 5-4 W 1-0 W 4-2 W 10-9

DEC - - - - - - - - - -

IP 1.2 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0

R 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0

ER 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0

H 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 3 1

SV 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1

BB 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1

SO BF 1 6 3 5 0 4 1 7 0 3 1 4 1 5 0 3 3 6 0 5

N E W J E R S E Y J A C K A L S P R O F E S S I O N A L B A S E B A L L

OOBP OSLG .333 .333 .200 .400 .500 .333 .571 .400 .333 .333 .500 .333 .400 .600 .000 .000 .500 .500 .400 .500

OAVG ERA .333 0.00 .200 0.00 .333 0.00 .400 9.00 .333 0.00 .333 0.00 .400 9.00 .000 0.00 .500 9.00 .250 0.00

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2010 NEW JERSEY JACKALS DAY-BY-DAY - FIRST HALF Gm Date 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47

Opponent W/L Score WP

5/27 at Sussex L 4-3 Jeff Icenogle (1-0) 5/28 at Sussex W 10-9 Luis Fernandez (1-0) 5/29 at Sussex L 9-5 Mike McGuire (1-0) 5/30 at Sussex L 5-4 Jared Locke (1-0) 5/31 at Pittsfield L 3-0 Matt White (1-0) 6/2 (1) at Pittsfield W 4-2 A.J. Wideman (1-1) 6/2 (2) at Pittsfield L 2-1 Chris Rollins (1-0) 6/3 Brockton W 1-0 Nick Asselin (1-1) 6/4 Brockton L 9-7 Mike Wlodarczyk (1-0) 6/5 Brockton W 5-4 Edward Rodriguez (1-1) 6/6 Brockton W 7-5 Isaac Pavlik (1-1) 6/7 OFF DAY 6/8 Pittsfield W 3-1 A.J. Wideman (2-1) 6/9 Pittsfield W 8-7 (10) Edward Rodriguez (2-1) 6/10 Pittsfield L 6-0 Miguel Flores (1-1) 6/11 at Sussex W 1-0 Ryan Lobban (1-1) 6/12 at Sussex L 7-6 Tim Stringer (2-1) 6/13 at Sussex PPD - RAIN (Make-up date TBA) 6/14 OFF DAY 6/15 at Worcester W 7-4 A.J. Wideman (3-1) 6/16 at Worcester W 11-3 Dan Griffin (1-0) 6/17 at Worcester L 8-3 John Kelly (2-0) 6/18 Quebec L 6-5 Dan Rossignol (1-0) 6/19 Quebec L 5-1 Matthew Rusch (3-0 6/20 Quebec L 10-4 Andy Schon (1-0) 6/21 Worcester 7:05 p.m. 6/22 Worcester 7:05 p.m. 6/23 Worcester 7:05 p.m. 6/24 at Brockton 7:05 p.m. 6/25 at Brockton 7:05 p.m. 6/26 at Brockton 6:05 p.m. 6/27 at Brockton 1:05 p.m. 6/28 OFF DAY 6/29 Sussex 7:05 p.m. 6/30 Sussex 7:05 p.m. 7/1 Sussex 7:05 p.m. 7/2 Sussex 7:05 p.m. 7/3 at Pittsfield 6:05 p.m. 7/4 at Pittsfield 6:30 p.m. 7/5 at Pittsfield 7:05 p.m. 7/6 at Pittsfield 7:05 p.m. 7/7 OFF DAY 7/8 at Quebec 7:05 p.m. 7/9 at Quebec 7:05 p.m. 7/10 at Quebec 7:05 p.m. 7/11 OFF DAY 7/12 Sussex 7:05 p.m. 7/13 Sussex 7:05 p.m. 7/14 Sussex 11:05 a.m. 7/15 Brockton 7:05 p.m. 7/16 Brockton 7:05 p.m. 7/17 Brockton 7:05 p.m.

LP

SV

Rec.

Pos. GA/GB Att.

A.J. Wideman (0-1) Duaner Sanchez (1) Donald Jordat (0-1) Romas Hicks (1) Nick Asselin (0-1) Duaner Sanchez (2) Edward Rodriguez (0-1) Chris Allen (0-1) Kyle Zaleski (1) Dave Qualben (0-1) Romas Hicks (2) Isaac Pavlik (0-1) Mike Smith (1-1) Romas Hicks (3) Ryan Lobban (0-1) Josh Papelbon (1) Santo Maertz (0-2) Romas Hicks (4) Logan Williamson (0-1) Romas Hicks (5)

0-1 T-5th -1.0 1-1 T-2th -0.5 1-2 T-5th -1.0 1-3 T-5th -2.0 1-4 6th -3.0 2-4 2-5 6th -4.0 3-5 T-4th -4.0 3-6 T-5th -4.0 4-6 4th -5.0 5-6 3rd -4.5

1,370 2,314 778 802 3,223

Dave Qualben (0-2) Romas Hicks (6) Shannon Sprouse (0-1) Nick Asselin (1-2) Jared Locke (1-1) Romas Hicks (7) Chris Allen (0-2) Duaner Sanchez (5)

6-6 7-6 7-7 8-7 8-8

2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd 2nd

-5.0 -4.0 -4.5 -4.5 -4.5

1,257 2,535 1,689 4,089 1,039

Shawn Gilblair (0-1) Matt Giusti (1-3) Nick Asselin (1-3) Edward Rodriguez (2-2) Andrew Albers (2) Chris Allen (0-3) A.J. Wideman (3-2)

9-8 10-8 10-9 10-10 10-11 10-12

2nd 2nd 2nd 3rd 3rd 3rd

-5.0 -5.0 -5.0 -6.0 -7.0 -8.0

1,366 1,655 1,867 3,265 4,188 2,314

246 1,630 2,017 3,872 1,278

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