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Meet the 2012 RailCats

Chris Allen

Chris Allen

Chris Allen Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: Lake Erie – 1.42 ERA, 4-2, 44.1 IP, 37 K Favorite MLB team: Philadelphia Phillies. During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Sitting in the clubhouse. How I spent my offseason: I sold wine over the phone. Which would you rather be a cont…

Ryan Babineau

Ryan Babineau

Ryan Babineau Position: Catcher 2010 stats: South Bend (A) – .189 BA, 1 R, 2 2B, 3 RBIs Favorite MLB team: L.A. Angels During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Sometimes I'm with the guys, or playing X-Box, or reading a good book. How I spent my offseason: Working in the family…

Chris Carrara

Chris Carrara

Chris Carrara Position: Second base 2011 stats: RailCats – .295 BA, 59 R, 12 2B, 34 RBIs Favorite MLB team: Pittsburgh Pirates During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: reading, sleeping, eating. There's not really a lot of time. How I spent my offseason: Teaching baseball lesso…

Mike Coles

Mike Coles

Mike Coles Position: Outfielder 2011 stats: Fargo-Moorhead – .276 BA, 43 R, 19 2B, 36 RBIs Favorite MLB team: N.Y. Yankees During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Relaxing, playing X-Box. How I spent my offseason: In school and coaching. Which would you rather be a contestant …

David Cooper

David Cooper

David Cooper Position: Infielder 2011 stats: Rockford – .362 BA, 54 R, 9 2B, 34 RBIs Favorite MLB team: Toronto Blue Jays During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Washing my truck. I like taking care of it. How I spent my offseason: Back in Canada, playing shinny – it's like ho…

Stephen Hiscock

Stephen Hiscock

Stephen Hiscock Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: Bowling Green (A) – 1-2, 5.32 ERA, 66 IP, 61 K Favorite MLB team: N.Y. Mets During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Golfing. How I spent my offseason: I had several jobs – I worked for UPS, I was a substitute teacher and I helped o…

Jason James

Jason James

Jason James Position: Outfielder 2011 stats: Fargo-Moorhead/Rockford/Windy City – .278 BA, 57 R, 25 2B, 52 RBIs Favorite MLB team: Cubs During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Playing a lot of golf and sleeping. How I spent my offseason: Helping out my dad installing satellite…

Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson

Derek Johnson Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: Redlands College – 13-2, 2.45 ERA, 106.2 IP, 107 K Favorite MLB team: Seattle Mariners During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Watching baseball. How I spent my offseason: Working for Ameripirse Financial in client services. Which wo…

Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston

Andrew Johnston Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: Colorado Springs (AAA) – 2-3, 8.29 ERA, 42.1 IP, 26 K Favorite MLB team: St. Louis Cardinals. During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Watching TV, playing video games How I spent my offseason: Working out, teaching baseball lessons…

Adam Klein

Adam Klein

Adam Klein Position: Outfielder 2011 stats: RailCats – .299 BA, 75 R, 25 2B, 45 RBIs Favorite MLB team: L.A. Dodgers During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Sleeping, eating, reading, trying to be stress-free. How I spent my offseason: Coaching at L.A. Pierce Junior College, a…

Will Krout

Will Krout

Will Krout Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: RailCats – 5-2, 1.85 ERA, 73 IP, 49 K Favorite MLB team: San Francisco Giants During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Sleeping, fishing, working out, sleeping some more. How I spent my offseason: Working as a pitching coach at a junior …

Mike Massaro

Mike Massaro

Mike Massaro Position: Outfielder 2011 stats: RailCats – .344 BA, 66 R, 28 2B, 16 3B, 66 RBIs Favorite MLB team: Colorado Rockies. During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Sleeping, going to the gym. How I spent my offseason: In school. I just finished up and I'll start student…

Nolan Nicholson

Nolan Nicholson

Nolan Nicholson Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: RailCats – 4-8, 7.37 ERA, 101.1 IP, 47 K Favorite MLB team: L.A. Angels How I spent my offseason: Helping to coach at the University of Redland. Last season, I worked at Nordstrom's, selling women's shoes. Which would you rather be a contestant o…

Michael Perconte

Michael Perconte

Michael Perconte Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: Frisco (AA) – 3-0, 5.40 ERA, 28.1 IP, 28 K Favorite MLB team: White Sox During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Playing video games and listening to music. How I spent my offseason: Working at a doggie day care. I got to be a dog …

Rico Washington

Rico Washington

Rico Washington Position: Third Base 2011 stats: Kansas City/RailCats – .313 BA, 65 R, 22 2B, 12 HR, 83 RBIs Favorite MLB team: Atlanta Braves During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Studying, I'm a student at the University of Phoenix, getting my degree in business concentrat…

Kyle Haines

Kyle Haines

Kyle Haines Position: Shortstop 2011 stats: RailCats – .309 BA, 36 R, 15 2B, 24 RBIs Favorite MLB team: St. Louis Cardinals During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Watching baseball on TV. How I spent my offseason: I went to school this year. And getting ready for the season. …

Morgan Coombs

Morgan Coombs

Morgan Coombs Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: Ball State – 4-4, 3.46 ERA, 43 K, 54.2 IP. Favorite MLB team: St. Louis Cardinals. During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Relaxing. I like to cut up and have a good time with the guys. How I spent my offseason: Doing odd jobs. I hel…

Chad Rhoades

Chad Rhoades

Chad Rhoades Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: Fargo-Moorhead – 0-0, 8.82 ERA, 16.1 IP, 7 K Favorite MLB team: Texas Rangers During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Reading. Usually a biography, I'm a Bible guy, anything I can learn and get better at. I'm working out and eating he…

Mike Rohde

Mike Rohde

Mike Rohde Position: First Base 2011 stats: RailCats – .290 BA, 55 R, 32 2B, 6 HR, 63 RBIs Favorite MLB team: Milwaukee Brewers. During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Sleeping and eating. How I spent my offseason: Studying the law. I'm still a student at John Marshall. Which…

Greg Tagert

Greg Tagert

Greg Tagert Position: Manager Favorite MLB team: 1970s Oakland As During the season, when I'm not at the ballpark, I'm: I do a lot of vaccuuming around the house, then I come to the park. How I spent my offseason: During the offseason, we have a busy household with two big dogs, cats, the ki…

TJ Wohlever

TJ Wohlever

TJ Wohlever Position: Pitcher 2011 stats: Gary – 1-0, 0.00 ERA, 2.1 IP, 1 H, 2 K Favorite MLB team: Cleveland Indians During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Hanging out playing cards and watching sports on TV. How I spent my offseason: Working at an instructional facility in …

Brian Kolb

Brian Kolb

Brian Kolb Position: Infielder 2011 stats: RailCats – .280 BA, 26 R, 12 2B, 18 RBIs Favorite MLB team: Boston Red Sox During the season, when I'm not playing baseball, I'm: Resting up, hanging with the guys. How I spent my offseason: I coached at Wheaton (Ill.) College Which would you rather…

Morgan Coombs, pitcher

Morgan Coombs, pitcher

Morgan Coombs

David Cooper, Infielder

David Cooper, Infielder

David Cooper, RailCats

Mike Massaro, OF

Mike Massaro, OF

Mike Massaro, RailCats outfielder

Brian Kolb, Infielder

Brian Kolb, Infielder

Brian Kolb, RailCats infielder

Mike Coles, Outfielder

Mike Coles, Outfielder

Mike Coles, RailCats outfielder

Mike Rohde, infielder

Mike Rohde, infielder

Mike Rohde, RailCats first baseman

Ryan Babineau, catcher

Ryan Babineau, catcher

Ryan Babineau, RailCats Catcher

Brian Kolb

Brian Kolb

Brian Kolb

Mike Coles

Mike Coles

Mike Coles

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