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Dodgers Promote MC’s Dean

Scots all-time hits leader assigned to Class A Great Lakes
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Former Maryville College All-American Nick Dean makes the throw to first last season. Photo by Brandon Shinn

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Maryville College alum Nick Dean has been promoted within the Los Angeles Dodgers system to the Midwest League Great Lake Loons in Midland, Mich., following a breakout start in Ogden, Utah, with the Ogden Raptors.
Great Lakes is a Single A affiliate of the Dodgers, hosting their games at Dow Diamond.
In the Pioneer league, the NCAA Division III All-American shortstop hit .390 in 82 at-bats with a .573 slugging percentage that included four doubles, a triple, and three home runs. In over 170 innings at shortstop and third base, Dean tallied only three errors fielding at a .950 clip.
“Ogden was a great deal of fun,” Maryville’s All-Time hit leader said. “I made a great deal of friends and really enjoyed the learning process of becoming a professional. The coaching staff taught me a great deal and I want to thank them for their direction and opportunity.
“For my next step, I couldn’t be more excited. It’s always great to move forward and the Midwest League is the next step towards my ultimate goal. I just have to keep doing what I’m doing and I look forward to finishing my first professional season with my new team in Michigan.”
Dean will make is debut with the Loons on the road July 15 in Bowling Green, Ky., against the Hot Rods at Bowling Green Ballpark.

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