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Sons, Jeffress make headways in minor leagues
SoVaNow.com / July 07, 2014Former Comet pitcher Dylan Sons has returned to baseball after an injury issue.
Sons is currently pitching with the Burlington Royals in rookie league ball. Sons is seeking to move up in the Kansas City Royals farm system.
The Royals carved out a 5-4 win over Danville at home Saturday night. So far, Sons has appeared in two games for Burlington, with a 13.50 ERA.
He has worked in 1.1 innings, with two hits allowed, two runs (two earned runs), with two walks and no strikeouts.
Sons pitched in Danville last week against the Danville Braves.
Former Comet Jeremy Jeffress, pitching for the Nashville Sounds, has a 4-1 record with a 1.78 ERA. He has appeared in 25 games, with 35.1 innings pitched. He has allowed 27 hits, with eight runs allowed overall. He has given up seven earned runs.
Jeffress has walked 14 batters, with 39 strikeouts with the Sounds this season.
He has allowed two earned runs in his last ten games and is getting steady work out of the bullpen for Nashville.
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