BY CHAD DARE
Position: right-handed pitcher
College: St. Petersburg College
Weight: 195 pounds
Hometown: Land O’Lakes, Fla.
Family: mother, Robin McNickle; father, Russ McNickle; and sister, Jordan McNickle.
Host family: Tim and Mary Ellen Bunton
Major: sports management
2013 statistics: was 1-2 with 1 save and a 2.31 ERA, while recording 23 strikeouts in 39 innings
Best baseball moment: signing my National Letter of Intent to play baseball next year at South Carolina.
Best non-baseball moments: dunking a basketball for the first time.
Other interests: board games and drinking Mountain Dew.
Favorite pro team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite athlete: Danville Dans’ teammate Zach Gordon
Favorite color: pink
Favorite food: cookies
Favorite actor: Will Ferrell
Favorite actress: Jennifer Aniston
Favorite movie: Toy Story
Favorite TV show: Intentional Talk
Favorite cartoon: SpongeBob Square Pants
Favorite book: The Cat in the Hat
Favorite musicial group: Destiny’s Child
Mode of transportation: Nissan Xterra or a pogo stick.
First job: never had a job
Vacation spot: Santa’s Workshop.
Motto: “If you’re not having fun, you’re not doing it right.’’
Quincy vs. Danville
When — 6:30 p.m.
Where — Danville Stadium
Ticket prices — $6 for adults and $3 for school-age children.
Promotion No. 1 — It’s Cards-Cubs night at Danville Stadium. Anyone wearing Cardinals, Cubs or any Major League Baseball team apparel will get into the game for just $2.
Promotion No. 2 — Danville Dans Kids’ Club night, sponsored by Pediatric Providers of Danville. Members of the kids’ club get free admission, they get to participate in the pre-game “High Five” tunnel and one member will be a guest public address announcer.
Probable starting pitchers — Quincy Gems: LHP Brady Arenson (0-0, 2.70 ERA); Danville Dans: RHP Blake Stevens (2-0, 2.11 ERA).