Around the League

Tyler Ladendorf Re-Signs with High Point

JANUARY 29, 2020, HIGH POINT, N.C. – The High Point Rockers and infielder Tyler Ladendorf have reached a deal to bring the 2019 Atlantic League All-Star back to Furniture City in 2020. Ladendorf will have a dual role this season as a player/coach for the Rockers, assisting Jamie Keefe and the rest of the staff. 
“Tyler is an incredible baseball mind and has so much to offer the game,” said Keefe, who enters his second season as the High Point Manager. “Not only will he be great asset to us on the field and in the clubhouse, but his leadership and insight will help our coaching staff even more. We look forward to helping him work towards the next phase of his career while keeping his abilities in the everyday lineup.” 
Ladendorf played 94 games for the Rockers in 2019, with 70 of them coming at second base. His .984 fielding percentage, as well as his .256 batting average, 13 homeruns, and 44 runs batted in, made him one of seven High Point players named to the Atlantic League All-Star Game last season. He batted .262 with 10 homers and 35 RBI prior to the All-Star game and eventually had his contract purchased by the Tampa Bay Rays and was assigned to Triple-A Durham where he helped the Bulls reach the International League Championship Season. 
“I’m really happy to get back to High Point and pick up where we left off last year. I'm also very excited to have the vote of confidence from Jamie and the Rockers organization to help lead our hitters a little more this year,” Ladendorf mentioned. “Despite it only being the second season, we definitely have a little bitter taste in our mouth with how the year ended and have our sights set even higher in 2020.” 
The former Major Leaguer left an indelible mark on the Rockers franchise as he recorded the first hit, first homerun and the first run batted in in High Point history on April 26, 2019, a 7-1 Rockers win at Lancaster. He also belted the first walk-off hit, a solo homerun off former Major Leaguer Mat Latos, on May 19th against Southern Maryland to give High Point a 4-3 victory. His play also helped lift the Rockers to the playoffs, becoming the first expansion team in Atlantic League history to do so in their first year. 
Ladendorf will be back in a Rockers uniform when the team hosts the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs at 7:00pm at BB&T Point. Fans can guarantee their seat for Opening Day by purchasing 2020 Season Tickets or by booking a Group Outing. To do so, simply call (336) 888-1000 or slide to

Search Archive »

Browse by Year »


Browse by Month »

November 2022
October 2022
September 2022
August 2022
July 2022
June 2022
May 2022
April 2022
March 2022
February 2022
January 2022
December 2021
November 2021
October 2021
September 2021
August 2021
July 2021
June 2021
May 2021
April 2021
March 2021
February 2021
January 2021
December 2020
November 2020
October 2020
September 2020
August 2020
July 2020
June 2020
May 2020
April 2020
March 2020
February 2020
January 2020
December 2019
November 2019
October 2019
September 2019
August 2019
July 2019
June 2019
May 2019
April 2019
March 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
October 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015