High Point, NC - Right fielder Quincy Latimore’s contract was purchased by the Tigres De Quintana Roo of the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol. Latimore leaves the High Point Rockers as the league leader in home run leader (8) and RBI's.
The Liga Mexicana de Beisbol is the top professional baseball league in Mexico and is a Triple- A league affiliate with Minor League Baseball.
"King" Latimore’s tenure with the Rockers ends with a .269 batting average, 29 RBI's, and a .567 SLG. His last game with the High Point Rockers on May 26 against the New Britain Bees ended with a double and a two-run homer in the 7th and 10th innings.
The Rockers return home on Friday, May 31st at BB&T Point Stadium. To get tickets, visit www.highpointrockers.com or call (336) 888-1000.
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