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#20 Joe Riley, P


Position: P
Date of Birth: 10/30/1995
Height: 6' 1"   Weight: 185 lbs
College Experience: Lewis-Clark State College
Bats: R
Throws: R
Resides: Alameda, CA


The 2021 season will mark Riley’s second season in pro ball and with Sioux City.

Riley made his professional debut with the X’s on August 24, 2019 against the Kansas City T-Bones. He appeared in three total games that season tossing four innings of shutout baseball, striking out two in the process.

He threw a few innings in the 2019 postseason. In the South Division Championship Series. In game one against Kansas City he tossed two innings striking out three batters. He also recorded a scoreless inning in game one of the American Association Finals against St. Paul. 

Prior to the X’s the 6’1, 185 pound right hander played collegiately at Lewis-Clark State in Lewiston, Idaho. In 2019, his senior season, he was the Warriors primary closer, collecting five saves over 15 appearances. He had a 2.55 ERA over 17.1 innings where he struck out 19 batters and was a part of their NAIA World Series team. In his two seasons at Lewis-Clark State Riley collected 10 saves and 41 strikeouts in 31 games. 

Before Lewis-Clark State, Riley had shown he was a more than capable bullpen arm at Reedley College in California. There the Alameda native notched 14 saves to earn All-State Reliever honors. He struck out 26 batters over 27.2 innings of work with a 3.25 ERA to also earn First-Team All League and First-Team All-Central Valley Conference honors. 

Riley did not play during the 2020 season. 


Roster »
2 Mitch Ghelfi C
4 Lane Milligan C
5 Nate Samson IF
8 Chris Clare IF
10 LT Tolbert IF
28 Jose Sermo IF
1 Chase Harris OF
6 Michael Lang OF
7 Joseph Monge OF
11 Sebastian Zawada OF
12 Patrick Ledet P
16 Brandon Brosher P
17 Danny Hrbek P
20 Joe Riley P
23 Matt Pobereyko P
24 Max Kuhns P
27 Zach Hedges P
30 Matt Quintana P
33 Jose Velez P
35 Brett Adcock P
36 Nate Gercken P
37 Tyler Beardsley P

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