Calallen alumnus Kyle Hill has begun his minor league baseball career with the West Virginia Power.
Hill, a right-handed pitcher who recently finished up a decorated stint with Baylor, made five relief appearances through July 8 with the Power, a Class A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners. He had a 1-0 record with a 7.56 earned run average, nine strikeouts and 10 hits and two walks allowed in 8⅓ innings.
Hill was drafted by Seattle in the 10th round of this year’s Major League Baseball Draft after a strong career at Baylor. He was named an ABCA/Rawlings Division I All-American this year after allowing no runs in 29⅓ relief innings and striking out 35 batters while allowing 10 hits and 10 walks. Hill had a 6-0 record with seven saves.
At Calallen, Hill went 10-1 and posted a 1.03 ERA and 110 strikeouts in leading the team to three consecutive district titles.