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Former Laker Ryan Dennick Makes Major League Debut
BALTIMORE, Md. (September 2, 2014) – Former Lakeland Community College standout pitcher Ryan Dennick (North Olmstead, Ohio) made his major league debut on Tuesday night for the Cincinnati Reds. Dennick entered the game against the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth inning and pitched a perfect 1-2-3 inning, which included his first career big league strikeout, for the Reds.
Dennick played one season at Lakeland for head coach Howie Krause before transferring to Tennessee Technical University (NCAA Division I) where he went 8-2 and recorded six saves during his two year career. In 2009, he was selected in the 22nd round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Kansas City Royals organization after helping Tennessee Tech claim its third straight Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) tournament championship.
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