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Ladendorf Has Contract Purchased by Tampa Bay Rays

Atlantic League All-Star will report To Triple-A Durham

(High Point, N.C., July 26, 2019) – For the sixth time this season, a High Point Rocker has had their contract purchased by an MLB organization. Atlantic League All-Star, Tyler Ladendorf, is heading to the Tampa Bay Rays organization. Ladendorf will report to the Durham Bulls, the Triple-A affiliate of the Rays.

During his time in High Point, Ladendorf hit the first home run and the first walk-off in franchise history, giving him his nickname, “Franchise”.

In his 78 games as a High Point Rocker, Ladendorf has recorded 53 runs, 84 hits, 12 home runs, and 42 RBI’s, earning him the title of Atlantic League All-Star. The Rockers enjoyed having Tyler in High Point and wish him well in his journey back to “The Show”.

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