TSUSports.com: Castillo, Goudeau, Martinez To Participate In 2024 HBCU Swingman Classic In Arlington, Texas On July 12


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Texas Southern baseball will have three student-athletes playing in the second annual HBCU Swingman Classic presented by T-Mobile & powered by the MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation” on Friday, July 12 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

Representing TSU are infielder CJ Castillo, catcher Michael Goudeau and pitcher Domenic Martinez. Castillo is returning for his second consecutive classic while Goudeau and Martinez are making their classic debuts. The players for this second annual HBCU All-Star experience, during MLB All-Star Week, were selected by a committee which included Hall of Famer and MLB-MLBPA YDF Global Ambassador Ken Griffey Jr. in addition to representatives from MLB, the MLBPA, and across the baseball scouting community.

Teams will be managed by three-time All-Star & two-time World Series Champion Ken Griffey Sr. and Lloyd McClendon, with coaching staffs including Hall of Famer & HBCU alumnus Andre Dawson, former Major League Manager Jerry Manuel, former Big Leaguer Mark Mclemore and former Big Leaguers who are also HBCU alumni (Courtney Duncan, Trenidad Hubbard, Lenny Webster, Ralph Garr Sr. and Vince Coleman). Additional coaches include HBCU alumni Lester Strode, Corey Wimberly, and current Tampa Tarpons’ Manager James Cooper, in addition to former Minor League infielder and current Arizona Diamondbacks Scout, Garry Templeton Jr.

Tickets are available via mlb.tickets.com.

Courtesy: TSUSports.com