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Dowby Makes First Pro Start PDF Print
Written by Mike Kelly   
Friday, 22 June 2012 12:25

Former Appalachian State University catcher Jeremy Dowdy finally got a chance to play in his first professional game Thursday night. Dowdy, who signed a free-agent contract with the Chicago White Sox, made his playing debut

with the Bristol White Sox of the Rookie League/Appalachian League.
He played game two of a double header against the Bluefield Blue Jays. Dowdy went 0-3 and struck out twice. Dowdy, a native from Raleigh, N.C., played 54 games for the Mountaineers this spring. He batted .269 with three home runs and 38 runs-batted-in.
Dowdy is listed on ASU's top-ten list in career games played (with 203); the school record: 209 - David Towarnicky, 2007-10; career at-bats (record; 879 - Wes Hobson, 2007-10); doubles with 43 (record: 78 - Wes Hobson, 2007-10); walks with 86 (record: Jerod Faggart, 2007-10); and runs-batted-in.


Photo Courtesy: Jeremy Dowdy, ASU Athletics

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