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Potosi’s Coleman Gets First Pro Baseball Promotion

Potosi’s Dylan Coleman has started to work his way up the San Diego Padres minor league system. After being selected with the 111th overall pick in this year’s MLB draft, Coleman started his pro career in Pasco, Washington to pitch for the Tri-City Dust Devils, a short season affiliate. After only five appearances Coleman has been promoted to the Padres full season single A club in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Coleman struck out seven, walked only two, and held opposing hitters to a .273 average in Pasco. He threw one and two thirds innings for the Tin Caps on Monday. He gave up a couple of hits and two walks, but didn’t allow any runs in his debut. As a junior at Missouri State this year Coleman recorded 122 strikeouts for the Bears with 96 and two thirds innings pitched over 15 starts and one relief appearance. He posted a 3.63 ERA and batting average against of .205.

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