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Masek and Bass Named to Top Summer League Prospect Lists

Several Red Raiders have been named among the top prospects in collegiate leagues this summer

Aug. 30, 2012

LUBBOCK, Texas - Texas Tech had a pair of baseball players named to top summer league prospect lists on Thursday. Junior right-handed pitcher Trey Masek was tabbed the No. 16 prospect in the Cape Cod League by Baseball America and sophomore first baseman Blake Bass was named the No. 2 prospect in the Far West League by Perfect Game.

Masek (Giddings, Texas), who pitched for the Falmouth Commodores in the Cape Cod League, was named an all-star while going 3-3 with a 3.18 ERA in seven starts with 39.2 innings with 47 strikeouts and 15 walks allowed. Masek's strikeout total ranked fifth in the league.

Masek went 2-4 in 2012 with Tech with a 3.40 ERA in 18 appearances with six starts while posting two saves, 53 innings pitched, 46 strikeouts and 20 walks allowed.

Bass (Lubbock, Texas), was one of the top hitters in the Far West League while playing for the Neptune Beach Pearls. He was named the top prospect in the league by the Horizon Air Summer Series and earned first team all-league honors.

Bass was among the top power hitters in the league and finished second on his team batting .331 (55-for-166). In 43 starts, Bass also tallied 15 doubles, one triple, four home runs and 33 RBI with a .506 slugging percentage and .417 on-base percentage.

Bass played in 16 games (4 starts) as a freshman at Tech in 2012 with two doubles and two RBI.

- INF Jake Barrios - Perfect Game (No. 8 - Jayhawk League)
- INF Jake Barrios - Baseball America (No. 8 - Jayhawk League)
- 1B Blake Bass - Perfect Game (No. 2 - Far West League)
- RHP Trey Masek - Baseball America (No. 16 - Cape Cod League)



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