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Revesz, Sada, Urban Join Sox

Last summer, Jason Revesz was 1-0 with 10 strikeouts in 11.1 innings, this season his brother Jeff will put on the pinstripes and join the BlueSox.

A junior at Kent State, Revesz will be one of three strong catchers behind the plate for the BlueSox, along with Stuart Levy from the University of Arkansas and Russell Clark, who was an All-Star for Butler last summer.

"Catchers that are catch and throw guys, and smart behind the plate help solidify a pitching staff," said BlueSox manager Anthony Rebyanski. "Jeff is a very good defensive catcher, and has a good arm behind the plate as well. He also has the ability to drive the ball out of the park, which adds some more power to our offense."

Revesz was a letter winner last spring and became the first player at Kent State to have six hits in one game in the past 15 years. He played in 36 games last season and is on pace to match that once again in 2014. The Grove City-native has continued to handle the bat well. He is 15-for-63 with three doubles and two home runs. He has been errorless behind the plate.

"On paper, between Jeff, Russ, and Stuart, this may be the deepest in ability that we have had in the catchers role in the four years I have been here," said Rebyanski. "Jeff, along with the other two, are going to be key guys for us all summer long and I look forward to working with Jeff and the others."

Stephen Sada - INF, Miami University

Stephen Sada had an excellent high school baseball career and he has wasted no time keeping his strong play going in college.

"Steve has been an impact type player already as a freshman for the Redhawks," said Rebyanski. "It's great to see that he has been getting ample playing time out there, which will help him here as well. The more reps he can get this spring and summer, the more it will help him for next fall and spring."

Saegertown High won the districted championship in back-to-back-to-back seasons, riding an awesome record of 64-6 record from 2011-13. Sada was the team captain during those three years, and he lettered in all four of his seasons at the school. On the field, he set the school record with a .460 batting average and stole 82 bases. Sada was a four-time all-region pick, a two-time all-district pick, and was named the district player of the year in 2012.

It should be no surprise that even as a freshman, Sada has appeared in 31 games so far for Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He is third on the team with a .310 average and has a .391 on-base percentage. Sada has knocked five doubles and a triple. He has also continued to bother pitchers while on base with six stolen bases in nine attempts.

"Steve can be a top of the lineup type hitter, one who gets on base and works counts, or just the opposite, a bottom of the order guy that will help turn the lineup back around," said Rebyanski. "Either way, it's going to be great having him this summer and we look for him to make an impact both offensively and defensively."

Danny Urban - INF, St. Bonaventure

Like Kent State, St. Bonaventure players have been a staple in the BlueSox lineup for the past few seasons. Infielder Danny Urban will carry on the torch this season for the Boonies.

Though he has only started two games this spring, he has come off the bench a few times to hit 2-for-10. One of his hits drove in a run and he was able to score once himself.

"In talking with Danny, he is excited to come to Butler this summer and not only do what he can to help our team be successful, but to better himself and get the reps he needs to get to help the Boonies next fall and spring," said Rebyanski. "He is a versatile infielder that can play third, second, and even short in a pinch. He has the ability to spray the gaps with some power and we look for him to be a key bottom of the order type hitter to help role over our lineup."

If his high school career at Gilmour Academy is any indication, Urban will be a fine player once he gets into the lineup. With a .438 average and staggering .658 on-base percentage during his penultimate high school season, Urban was named the team's MVP. He was also voted a member of the All-Sun Messenger Team and a News Herald All-Star.

Former player updates: Zarley Zalewski is leading Kent State with a .400 batting average through their first 35 games. He has 11 doubles and a triple. Two-year Sox player Alex Miklos is not far behind with a .380 average that includes six triples and three home runs. Pitcher Eric Dorsch has a 1.77 ERA with six saves as the teams closer. Justin Brozick is hitting .213/.302/.234 for St. Bonaventure in 14 games.

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