STEPHEN PISCOTTY GETS THE CALL
Former Three year HOOTS player Stephen Piscotty got the call every player dreams about on Monday July 20. Called up to the join the St. Louis Cardinals in their inter league game against the Chicago White Sox. Steve Trombly of Trombly Baseball in Southern Calfornia texted Coach Johns with the news and Congratulations. A quick text to his Dad and to Steve "Heard you got the call. Congrats" Text back, "Sure am, just got to Chicago!! Thanks coach for everything."
Coach Johns, "Awesome, no one deserves it more."
The next night Stephen recorded his first MLB hit was a hard liner to third, and his first double the following night. To date, he has had 5 game appearancesm 12 at bats, and 4 hits for a .333 average. The Cardinals are in 1st place in their division.
Piscotty was drafted out of Stanford University and was a First Round selection in the 2012 draft by the Cardinals. Stephen led the 2009 HOOTS Connie Mack team to their first ever Connie Mack World Series, and broke a 30 year drought of a Northern California team advancing to the National Championship.