Generals land four players from Sam Houston State
April 17, 2017 at 11:33 p.m.
The Victoria Generals announced the addition of four players from Sam Houston State University. Outfielder Hunter Hearn will return for his second season, along with infielder Riley McKnight and pitchers Gabriel Sequeira and Dominic Robinson.
Hearn, a right handed sophomore, is in his second season at Sam Houston State. In 23 games for the Generals, he hit .275 with 22 hits, seven doubles, 10 RBIs and 14 walks.
McKnight, a sophomore at Sam Houston State, appeared in 56 games (31 starts) as a freshman while compiling a .298 batting average with a pair of doubles and 15 RBIs. McKnight used his speed effectively with 11 stolen bases in 12 attempts and was third in the conference in bunts with nine on the season.
Sequeira, a freshman left-handed pitcher, will look to work from the bullpen for the Generals this Summer. Sequeira has appeared in 8 games this season with a 4.82 ERA.
Robinson, a freshman left-handed pitcher, has appeared in nine games for Sam Houston throwing 16.2 innings thus far with a 3.78 ERA with 17 strikeouts while only walking one batter this season.
The Generals will begin the season May 26 as they travel to Texarkana to play the Twins.
The team will play its home opener May 28 at 7:05 p.m. at Riverside Stadium.