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#26 Joe Rycerz, 1B


Position: 1B
Height: 6' 4"   Weight: 235 lbs
College Experience: Saint Xavier University
Bats: R
Throws: R
Hometown: Schererville, Ind.


Joe Rycerz is back for his second season with the Oilmen in 2020.

Back in the fold after a 2019 MCL All-Star appearance, Rycerz posted a .310 batting average and drove in 21 runs during his first Oilmen summer. He reached base at a .455 clip and earned an MCL All-Star Game appearance. The 2018 Andrean graduate was prep teammates with Thompson and the two will once again reunite for a summer season at Oil City Stadium. The St. Xavier sophomore played in 18 games and made nine starts during his rookie campaign and has already appeared in 11 games and made six starts while compiling a .318 average thus far as a sophomore.


2020 Northwest Indiana Oilmen Roster »
5 Andre Demetral INF
14 Michael Machnic INF
15 Tyler Nelson INF
31 Conner Tomasic INF
26 Joe Rycerz 1B
6 Angelo Cantelo C
12 Nick Anderson C
13 Gabe Pulido C
3 Kendal Ewell OF
7 Clay Thompson OF
23 Tommy Farrell OF
24 Tre' Hondras OF
1 Connor Oliver P
4 Joe Graziano P
9 Johnny Maynard P
16 Terry Busse P
18 Max Franklin P
19 Brandon Tyler P
21 Costa Sirounis P
22 Luke Pappas P
25 Jack Guzek P
27 Mike Madura P
29 Kyle Iwinski P
30 Joe Rotkis P
35 Isaiah Coupet P
37 Matt Litwicki P
42 Tommy Windt P
45 Will Melby P

Full roster...