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RailCats sign former Cub farmhand Josh Conway

07/28/2017 5:01 PM -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2017
Contact: Jared Shlensky
jshlensky@railcatsbaseball.com

GARY, Ind. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the signing of right-handed pitcher Josh Conway before Friday’s series finale vs. Salina. Conway was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the fourth round of the 2014 MLB Draft out of Coastal Carolina University and spent parts of three seasons in their minor league system.

Conway most recently pitched for Tennessee Smokies (Cubs Double-A affiliate) in 2016, going 1-5 with a 5.40 ERA in 22 relief appearances. In 2015, Conway went 2-2 with three saves and a 2.92 ERA in 34 relief outings with the Myrtle Beach Pelicans (Cubs High-A affiliate). Conway began his pro career in 2014, winning the Northwest League Championship with the Boise Hawks (Class-A Short-Season). Conway finished the season 0-1 with a 1.96 ERA in 13 starts for the Hawks.
             
Gary and Salina conclude their four-game series on Friday night at 7:10 p.m. Conway (0-0, 0.00) opposes Salina right-hander Josh Hodges (1-3, 8.16) in tonight’s series finale.

Friday’s game is Fast & Furious and another Fifth Third Bank Fireworks Extravaganza. Experience RailCats baseball a quarter of a mile at a time! Make sure you’re here as the sights and sounds of the ballpark pay homage to the blockbuster movie series. Bring the whole family to the Steel Yard with this one time only special: four tickets, four hot dogs, and four sodas for only $25.00. Remember to stick around after the game for our explosive on-field fireworks show, presented by Fifth Third Bank.

Jared Shlensky and Austin Anderson bring you all 100 RailCats games this season on WEFM (95.9FM) and online at railcatsbaseball.com. Fans can purchase tickets for RailCats home games by calling (219) 882-BALL or online at railcatsbaseball.com. The RailCats box office is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 

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