Former Maryland baseball star and current Chicago Cubs prospect Matt Shaw was promoted to Double-A, Sahadev Sharma and Keith Law of The Athletic reported Monday.
Shaw played 20 games with the South Bend Cubs, Chicago’s High-A affiliate, during which he posted a .393 batting average with four home runs and 18 runs batted in. He appeared as the team’s shortstop in 15 games, registering a fielding percentage of .865.
The Smokies are currently first in the Southern League’s North Division with a 68-51 record.
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Former Maryland wide receiver Dontay Demus Jr. was cut by the Baltimore Ravens. He previously signed with the team as an undrafted free agent.
The Ravens' first wave of roster cuts:— Jonas Shaffer (@jonas_shaffer) August 28, 2023
WR Dontay Demus Jr.
OL Jake Guidone
DL Trey Botts
DL Kai Caesar
OLB Kelle Sanders
CB Corey Mayfield Jr.
S DeAndre Houston-Carson