BY CHAD DARE firstname.lastname@example.org
Position: Left-handed relief pitcher
College: East Tennessee State University
Weight: 196 pounds
Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.
Family: mother, Leah Burton; father, Jeff Burton; and sister, Delaney Burton
Host family: Tom and Mary Ellen Fricke
Major: business marketing
2013 statistics: was 1-2 with a 3.82 ERA in 19 games. Burton finished with 15 strikeouts and 13 walks in 30.2 innings.
Best baseball moment: winning the Atlantic Sun Conference title and pitching against Vanderbilt in the NCAA regional.
Best non-baseball moment: accepting Christ into my life
Other interests: video games, playing the guitar, dancing and fishing
Favorite pro team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite athlete: Chris Sale
Favorite color: Navy blue
Favorite food: spaghetti
Favorite actor: Leonard DiCaprio
Favorite actress: Jennifer Lawrence
Favorite movie: The Hunger Games and Inception
Favorite TV show: Walking Dead and Prison Break
Favorite cartoon: Scooby Doo
Favorite book: The Great Gatsby
Favorite musician: Mike Stud
Mode of transportation: GMC Envoy
First job: never had a job
Vacation spot: California
Motto: “Be a leader, not a follower.”
Hannibal vs. Danville
When — 6:30 p.m.
Where — Danville Stadium
Ticket prices — $6 adults, $3 children
Promotions — Military/Veterans Appreciation Night. All military and veterans will be admitted for free with an ID.
Probable starting pitchers — Hannibal: RHP Wes Judish (3-1, 0.94 ERA); Danville: RHP Blake Stevens (5-0, 1.57 ERA)
— Chad Dare/Commercial-News