34 year old Right-handed pitcher Tracy McGrady will be reporting to Spring Camp on April 14th.
“I got called into the skipper’s office after practice and he let me know that I was going to be a part of the Skeeters’ Spring Training camp,” said McGrady. “This has been a goal of mine and it’s a great challenge. I’m looking forward to competing and I’m excited about this great opportunity.”
The Sugarland Skeeters manager Gary Gaetti made the announcement and commented on T-Mac’s potential and possibilities of playing baseball after a 16 year NBA career.
‘“We’re intrigued by the progress Tracy has made thus far and really commend him for putting in the work. He will report to Spring Training with the other players and officially have his opportunity to earn a spot on the team. I’m really interested and excited to see how he continues to improve.”
Source: Sugarland Skeeters Website
About the Sugar Land Skeeters
The Sugar Land Skeeters, who captured an all-time best Atlantic League record of 95-45 in 2013, are led by former Major Leaguer Gary Gaetti and will host the 2014 Atlantic League All-Star Game on July 16, 2014 at Constellation Field, a state-of-the-art stadium located just 20 minutes from downtown Houston.
The Skeeters play 140 regular season games (70 home, 70 away) in the Atlantic League, considered the highest level of Minor League Baseball. Atlantic League players are “Major League ready” and in the last 16 years