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X'S ADD OUTFIELD DEPTH WITH ROOKIE POTEET

X'S ADD OUTFIELD DEPTH WITH ROOKIE POTEET

X'S ADD OUTFIELD DEPTH WITH ROOKIE POTEET

POTEET BACK FOR SECOND SEASON IN SIOUX CITY

 Sioux City, IA (May 3rd, 2022) — The Sioux City Explorers have announced the signing of, OF DJ Poteet to 2022 an American Association contract. 

DJ Poteet is entering his second season in professional baseball and his second with Sioux City. 

In 27 games and 65 at bats, Poteet hit three home runs and a pair of doubles. He drove in 12 and scored 7 runs, swiped a pair of bases and hit for a .231 average. 

Poteet’s biggest swing of the season came on August 15th against the Cleburne Railroaders. His pinch-hit three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth was the initial spark that ended up igniting a five run Explorers come from behind victory. 

The 23 year old concluded his three year career at Wake Forest the past spring. In three seasons with the Demon Deacons he played in 127 games, he hit at a .234 clip with 16 home runs and 64 RBI with 14 doubles and 12 stolen bases all while playing the outfield except for 16 contests in 2020 when he played at second base. 

The left handed bat spent the summers playing in collegiate summer leagues, most notable in 2019 with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod League. 

The Sioux City Explorers 30th year in Siouxland will begin at MercyOne Field at Lewis and Clark Park on May 17 versus the Lake Country DockHounds. Season, Group and Single Game Tickets are now all on sale and can be purchased by calling (712) 277-9467.