With the calendar turned to August, it’s time to check in on five players from area high schools and colleges as they compete in the minor leagues.
Brian Schales (Edison High, 2014) Jupiter Hammerheads second baseman: In 89 games this year for single-A Jupiter, Fla., the Edison High product has belted five home runs while collecting 75 hits, and 36 RBIs. Through Thursday, Schales was hitting .260 with 12 doubles for the Miami Marlins’ affiliate.
In a 8-6 win over Florida July 25, Schales went four for five with three runs, a double and one RBI.
In 369 minor league games, Schales has tallied 304...