(Green Bay, WI) The Bullfrogs have announced the signing of two players for the 2010 season. With these two signings, the Bullfrogs have seven players on the roster. Infielders Paul Hoenecke (UW-Milwaukee) and Joel Hutter (Des Moines Area CC) are rejoining the Bullfrogs after playing with Green Bay last summer.
A native of Kewaskum, Wisconsin, Hoenecke returns to Green Bay after a successful summer in 2009. He had the highest batting average of the Bullfrogs, hitting .285. Hoenecke drove in 25 runs and belted two home runs and 10 doubles for the Bullfrogs in 2009.
Hoenecke, a sophomore, is currently leading the Panthers of UW-Milwaukee in batting average (.373), hits (19), and runs batted in (RBI) (10). In 2009, his freshman year, Hoenecke batted .286 with three home runs and 30 RBIs.
Hutter, a sophomore at Des Moines Area Community College, has helped lead his team to an 8-1 record to start the 2010 season. He has started all nine games for the Bears. Hutter is batting .324 with one home run and 14 RBI in the start of the 2010 season.
With the Bullfrogs in 2009, Hutter appeared in 53 games, had 41 hits in 182 at-bats and batted .225. In the 41 at-bats, Hutter recorded one home run and nine doubles. He also registered 17 RBIs.
The Bullfrogs are scheduled to open their season on June 2 against the Battle Creek Bombers at 6:35 P.M. at Joannes Baseball Stadium in Green Bay. Season and Group Tickets for the 2010 season are on sale now. For more information on the Bullfrogs, visit our website www.greenbaybullfrogs.com.