Deason makes pro baseball pitching debut

Mike Miller, Ojai Valley News sports editor
After getting drafted in the fifth round by the Houston Astros in this year’s major league baseball draft, former Nordhoff Ranger Cody Deason made his professional debut June 29.
Deason, who was assigned to the Tri-City ValleyCats after the draft, faced the Hudson Valley Renegades in his debut and pitched two innings of scoreless baseball. He surrendered one hit but left the game with the lead. The Renegades managed to rally late in the game and won, 4-3.

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