Dallas Ponder - Texas A&M University - Kingsville
The Victoria Generals have re-signed right-handed pitcher Dallas Ponder. The Flatonia, Texas native was a late-season pickup for the Generals last summer.
Ponder appeared in six games for the Generals in 2011 posting a 2.57 ERA with 11 strikeouts in just seven innings.
“Dallas was very impressive last summer and we’re glad to have him back with us,” stated Blake Koch, Victoria’s general manager. “Dallas gives us some bullpen depth and can also start some games if needed.”
Ponder, a sophomore this past year at Texas A&M University – Kingsville, went 4-1 this season for the Javelinas. He made eight starts and 12 appearances, striking out 52 batters in 47.2 innings.
The Generals are back home in action tonight to take on the McKinney Marshals at 7:05pm at Riverside Stadium in Victoria. Tonight is the Generals first Thirsty Thursday of the season. Draft beer will be $1 all game long on the 100.5 The Ranch Party Deck.
Tonightis also VC Appreciation Night and Little League Night. All students, faculty, and staff that show aVictoria College ID card at the gate will receive half-price tickets. All little league players in uniform will getinto the game for free.