Hometown report: End of season review of 32 local players playing professional baseball

Published: Friday, Oct. 5 2012 4:48 p.m. MDT

Pitcher played for Cyprus High and CEU

Organization: Rangers

Seasons as a pro: 12 (4 in majors)

Note: Started season with Orioles' triple-A team, Norfolk, before being released. Signed with Round Rock on June 20.

2012 numbers: 1-3, 7.92 ERA, 20 Ks, 15 BBs with Norfolk; 1-2, 4.09 ERA, 32 Ks, 8 BBs with Round Rock

Jeremy Guthrie

Pitcher played for BYU

Organization: Royals

Seasons as a pro: 10 years (9 in majors)

Note: Tale of two halves ... cut ERA in half after being traded to Kansas City from the Colorado Rockies

2012 numbers: 3-9, 6.35 ERA, 45 Ks, 31 BBs with Colorado; 5-3, 3.16 ERA, 56 Ks, 19 BBs with Kansas City

Austin Hall

Pitched (and played infield) for BYU

Organization: Brewers

Seasons as a pro: Rookie

Note: Drafted in the 33rd round of the 2012 draft, played 13 games in the Arizona Rookie League

2012 numbers: 2-2, 4.41 ERA, 31 Ks, 13 BBs

Steven Hirschfeld

Pitcher from Moab

Organization: Twins

Seasons as a pro: 7

Note: Spent most of the season in double-A New Britain, but also played a lot for triple-A Rochester

2012 numbers: 9-12, 4.94 ERA, 94 Ks, 35 BBs

Travis Huber

Pitched for West Jordan High

Organization: Twins

Seasons as a pro: rookie

Note: Drafted in the 23rd round after pitching for Nebraska Huskers, assigned to rookie-level Elizabethton (Tenn.)

2012 numbers: 1-0, 7.71 ERA, 10 Ks, 8 BBs, 1 save

Goose Kallunki

Played first base for UVU and Orem High

Organization: Padres

Seasons as a pro: rookie

Note: Drafted in the 27th round, assigned to single-A Eugene (Ore.) of the Northwest League

2012 numbers: .254, 2 HRs, 1 SB, 13 RBIs

Brady Lail

Pitched for Bingham High School

Organization: Yankees

Seasons as a pro: rookie

Note: Drafted in 18th round, assigned to Gulf Coast League allowed a run in just one of his five games

2012 numbers: 1-0, 1.42 ERA, 10 Ks, 2 BBs

Marcus Littlewood

Second baseman played for Pine View High

Organization: Mariners

Seasons as a pro: 2

Note: The 20-year-old showed improvement in his second season with single-A Everett, upping his average 70 points.

2012 numbers: .262, 9 HRs, 2 SBs, 37 RBIs

Brandon Lyon

Pitcher played for Taylorsville High

Organization: Blue Jays

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