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SCHRODER, GOMEZ MAKE BIG IMPACT EARLY ON FOR ROCKERS

By James Jackson, 04/29/19, 3:15PM EDT

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Rockers making statement early in the season

High Point, NC - Although it’s early in the season, the High Point Rockers wasted no time making a statement. Winning two of their first three games, the Rockers have caught the eye of many. Myles Schroder and Hector Gomez have been some of the key players for the Rockers in the early stages of the season.

Myles Schroder leads the league in hits this season with eight, while Hector Gomez joins him on that list tied for fifth. Tyler Ladendorf finds himself tied for first in the league for walks this season with 4. Pitcher Seth Maness is tied for sixth in terms of strikeouts.

Schroder (4th) and Gomez (8th)  are in the top-10 in batting average and RBI’s (Gomez is tied for 3rd, Schroder tied for 5th). Tyler Ladendorf (10th) joins Gomez (4th), Schroder (3rd) in the top-10 in slug percentages this season. Schroder, Gomez and Ladendorf are all also in the top-10  for On-base slugging percentage.

Although it’s early in the season, the amazing talent on the Rockers roster have given the High Point fanbase a lot to cheer about. The Rockers have their home opener Thursday May 2nd, against the defending Atlantic League champion Sugar Land Skeeters.
 

About High Point Baseball, Inc

High Point Baseball aka the High Point Rockers will begin their inaugural season in the Atlantic League in 2019 with their home opener schedule for May 2, in a brand new approximately $36M downtown ballpark named BB&T Point.  Expected to enhance the rich baseball history in North Carolina, High Point Baseball is part of the fastest growing family sport in America. High Point Baseball is committed to providing superior customer service and quality, affordable family entertainment experiences for the Triad of North Carolina.  Look for exciting upcoming announcements, including the team mascot. In addition, season ticket deposits are currently being accepted, while corporate partnerships are currently being crafted.

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)

With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a player gateway to Major League Baseball. Through its exclusive partnership with MLB, the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent over 900 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 40 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 22-year history. For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com