Preston Bailey

Missouri Western junior pitcher Preston Bailey comes to the plate during Saturday’s game against Lindenwood at the Missouri Western Spring Sports Complex.

Former Missouri Western and Savannah standout pitcher Preston Bailey has signed a professional baseball contract with the Roswell Invaders, a team based in New Mexico in the Pecos League.

Bailey recorded a 2.32 ERA in 54.1 innings for the Griffons in 2018 with 42 strikeouts. He began his college career at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

While playing with the St. Joseph Mustangs this summer, Bailey has a 1.69 ERA in 5.1 innings and five strikeouts.

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