Playoffs, Winnipeg vs. Lincoln, 9/6/17

Lincoln Saltdog starter Shairon Martis pitches to the Winnipeg Goldeyes in the first inning last September during the first round of the American Association playoffs at Haymarket Park.


Tyler Anderson, LHP: Has a 6-foot-5 frame. Last pitched for Parkland Community College in Champaign, Illinois, in 2015.

Colby Blueberg, RHP: Drafted by the Padres in 2014; made one Triple-A appearance in 2018.

Austin Boyle, RHP: Holds an 11-4 record entering his fourth season of independent baseball.

John Brownell, RHP: Played for Nebraska in 2003 before transferring. 

Jake Hohensee, RHP: Former Husker enters second season with club. 

Kyle Kinman, LHP: The Bellevue University product returns to Lincoln for his second season after going 6-5 in 2018.

Ricky Knapp, RHP: Spent last six season in the Mets' organization. 

Evan Korson, LHP: Pitched in the Frontier League last season.

Shairon Martis, RHP: Four-year veteran for the Saltdogs; pitched three different years in the majors.

Cameron McVey, RHP: Pitched for the Saltdogs in 2017, going 1-1 with a 1.62 ERA out of the bullpen.

Austin Pettibone, RHP: Assigned to the Rangers on March 11 prior to joining the Saltdogs.

Nick Tepesch, RHP: Made major-league debut with the Rangers in 2013.


Daniel Herrera: Returns to Lincoln for his second season and first full season of professional baseball. Batted .232 in 18 games. 

Tyler Moore: Spent last five seasons in the Mets' organization.


Christian Ibarra, 3B: Enters fourth season with the Saltdogs after slugging 20 home runs in 2018.

Ivan Marin, SS: Returns for his third season with Lincoln; hit .254 in 2018.

Cody Regis, 1B: Acquired from Fargo-Moorehead in exchange for J.R. Bunda and Kevin Grendell. 

John Sansone, 2B: Makes his independent league debut after three seasons in Reds' organization.

Curt Smith, DH/1B: Returns to the Saltdogs for his seventh season.


Colton Burns: First season of independent ball after spending last two seasons at the rookie level in Twins' system.

Noah Cummings: Summit League player of the year in 2018 for Oral Roberts, where he is the all-time RBI leader.

Randolph Oduber: Returns to Lincoln after batting .324 between stints with Fargo-Moorehead and Lincoln in 2018.

Nick Schulz: Spent four seasons in Padres' system before joining the Saltdogs on May 1.

Roster note: Pitcher Ian Kahaloa is on the inactive list and pitcher Luis Diaz is on the disabled list.

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