Get Ready-Here Come The Blowfish!
The 2019 Blowfish roster is beginning to take shape as we move into the holiday season. “It’s exciting to have our roster really filling out at this point in the year,” General Manager Theo Bacot stated. “As we continue to get these quality players in, our staff feels we are really seeing a champion being built before our eyes".
The Blowfish are excited to announce the signing of three new players to the Lexington County Blowfish organization.
Clemson sophomore outfielder Bo Majkowski is the first Tiger to commit to the Blowfish. Bo was limited in his freshman season, but before enrolling at Clemson he was an all-region selection his junior year of high school. Bo is originally from Johns Creek, Georgia. His father, Don, played football at Virginia before playing 10 years in the NFL as the quarterback for the Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, and Indianapolis Colts.
Banks Woodley joins the Blowfish this summer from Shorter University. Banks is from Jemison, Alabama where he attended Jemison High School. As a freshman, Banks pitched 52.1 innings, finishing the season with a 3.78 ERA. Impressively, his strikeout to walk ratio was 57 to 18 and surrendered just two homeruns all season long for the Hawks.
Ashby Smith is another Gaffney High School product who will suit up for the Lexington County Blowfish this season. Ashby is a third baseman who is entering his first season at Presbyterian College. Ashby was the 5thoverall shortstop prospect coming out of South Carolina in 2018. He joins fellow Gaffney Indian alum Houston Wright on the 2019 roster. Ashby can play multiple positions in the infield this summer for the Blowfish.
These three join Houston Wright, James McConnon, Jacob Rye, Brady Smith, Josh Senter, and Brock Robinson as announced signees for the 2019 season.