BY CHAD DARE
College: Lewis University
Weight: 180 pounds
Family: mother, Cindy Scardina; father, Dave Buddle; brother, Joey Buddle; sister, Alyssa Buddle.
Host family: Chris and Kelli Pinkerton.
Major: business administration
2013 statistics: batted .292 with 0 home runs, 39 RBIs. Buddle also had 14 doubles, 31 runs scored and he had seven stolen bases.
Best baseball moment: beating Streamwood in the IHSA Class 4A regional championship in 2010. We trailed 12-1 and rallied for a 13-12 victory. I threw six shutout innings to get the win.
Best non-baseball moment: winning the Cal’s All Star Angel Scholarship.
Other interests: fishing, golf and hanging out with friends.
Favorite pro baseball team: Chicago Cubs.
Favorite pro football team: Green Bay Packers.
Favorite athlete: Robinson Cano
Favorite color: red
Favorite food: sushi
Favorite actor: Will Ferrell
Favorite actress: Rachel Starr
Favorite movie: Bull Durham
Favorite sports TV show: Baseball Tonight.
Favorite non-sports TV show: Prison Break
Favorite musician: Luke Bryant
Mode of transportation: 1998 Ford Explorer “Betsey”
First job: working at the Hitting Zone
Vacation spot: Palm Springs, Calif.
Motto: “It happens. So what.’’
Quincy vs. Danville
When — 6:30 p.m.
Where — Danville Stadium
Ticket prices — $6 adults, $3 school-aged children
Probable starting pitchers — Quincy: LHP Aaron Michel (3-0, 1.60 ERA); Danville: LHP Troy Conyers (3-0, 0.00 ERA).