Trevecca fans will have a chance to see Coon in action in late April and early May. The Bees will play in
Coon split the 2007 season between Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Advanced-A California League and Double-A Arkansas Travelers of the Texas League.
It's the furthest a former Trojan has moved up in the minor leagues since former Trojan Mike Mills reached the Triple-A level in the San Diego Padres organization. Mills was drafted in the seventh round by the San Diego Padres during the 1983 amateur draft.
Coon was selected to the 2007 California League All-Star game. The native of
Coon, a 15th round pick of the Angels in the 2005 amateur baseball draft, was a standout for Orem Owls of the Pioneer league in 2006. Coon was selected to play in the prestigious Arizona Fall League in 2006 after a standout summer with the Owls.
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On the mound, Salt Lake will return seven pitchers who saw action for the Bees in 2007 while welcoming the Angels number two prospect and 2003 Baseball America Youth Player of the Year Nick Adenhart. Kasey Olenberger, who finished 2007 with a 10-7 record and 5.25 ERA, returns to the Bees for his third season.
In the infield,
2007 PCL All-Star Terry Evans will team up with newcomer Dermal (
The Salt Lake Bees begin the 2008 PCL season on the road against the