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Oilers sign 3 from Fresno State

Posted: Friday, January 25, 2008

The Peninsula Oilers have signed three players from Fresno State University shortstop Danny Muno, outfielder Steve Detwiler and catcher Jake Johnson.

Muno is a switch hitter and a true freshman. Muno played his high school ball at Loyola High School in Los Angeles, where he hit .400 with four home runs. Pepperdine; University of California, Irvine; and University of Nevada, Las Vegas also recruited Muno. He is majoring in communications and is from Thousand Oaks, Calif.

Detwiler played in 32 games for the Bulldogs as a true freshman in 2007. He hit .318 with 14 hits, a home run and nine RBIs in 44 at-bats. He was selected by the Houston Astros in the 40th round of the 2006 draft. Detwiler is studying psychology and is from Forest Knolls, Calif.

Like Muno, Johnson is a true freshman. He was named one of the top 125 players in California by Baseball America. Perfect Game named him one of the top 100 position players in the nation. He is from La Mirada, Calif.

Oilers Corner is provided by Shawn P. Malty, the general manager of the Alaska Baseball League team.



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