Lester, Bone Win Respective Summer Leagues


Aug. 18, 2014

Josh Lester (right) won the Cape Cod League Friday.

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Two Mizzou baseball players - Josh Lester (Columbus, Ga.) and Logan Bone (Festus, Mo. - won championships with their respective Summer League teams last week. Lester and the Y-D Red Sox won the Cape Cod League, which is often recognized as the top summer ball league last Friday night (Aug. 15). Bone and the Quincy Gems also won the 2014 Prospect League Championship last Wednesday (Aug. 13).

Starting in the Cape, Lester hit .280 over eight games in the playoffs, notching a double, five runs and an RBI. He helped the Red Sox to a 10-4 win over Falmouth in game two of the championship series, completing the sweep. Lester hit .279 in 40 regular season games as well, notching four doubles while driving in 14 and scoring 16 runs. He also was second on the team with 15 walks.

Moving to the Prospects League, Bone played in 33 games from the Gems and hit .239 with a pair of doubles and a homer while scoring 13 runs and driving in 13 more. He had three runs and an RBI in the playoffs while playing in all six games.

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