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Meet the 2012 OKC RedHawks

by Ed Godfrey and Ryan Aber Published: April 4, 2012

Jake Goebbert, outfielder

2011 season: Batted .305 for Houston's Double-A affiliate Corpus Christi before being called up to OKC where he hit .283 in 31 games

Favorite ball park food: Soft pretzels and cheese

Mike Hessman, infielder

2011 season: The 34-year-old journeyman was signed by the Astros as a free agent in January after spending last season playing for the Orix Buffaloes in Japan

Favorite ball park food: Nachos with jalapeños and a hot dog with mustard and ketchup

Scott Moore, infielder

2011 season: Hit .295 and nine home runs in 363 plate appearances for the Chicago Cubs Triple-A affiliate Iowa

Favorite ball park food: Hot dog with ketchup, mustard and onions

Jimmy Paredes, infielder

2011 season: Acquired from the Yankees in exchange for Lance Berkman, Paredes hit .270 for Double-A Corpus Christ before jumping to the major leagues in August where he hit .286 in 46 games for the Astros

Favorite ball park food: Hot dogs and chicken tenders

Carlos Corporan, catcher

2011 season: Hit .188 in 52 games for the Astros and .250 in 22 games for the RedHawks

Favorite ball park food: Chicken tenders and fries

Juan Abreu, pitcher

2011 season: Top prospect spent most of the season at Atlanta's Triple-A affiliate Gwinnett before being traded in the four-player package for Astros' outfielder Michael Bourn. He appeared in seven games for the RedHawks, posting a 1-0 record with 1.86 ERA. He also appeared in seven games for Houston and had no decisions with a 2.70 ERA.

Favorite ball park food: Rice, chicken and beans

Paul Clemens, pitcher

2011 season: Spent most of the season with Mississippi, the Double-A affiliate of the Braves. After being acquired in the trade that sent Michael Bourn to Atlanta, Clemens made his Triple-A debut with the RedHawks, appearing in one game.

Favorite ballpark food: Hot dog with onions, ketchup and a little bit of relish.

Enerio Del Rosario, pitcher

2011 season: Spent most of the season with the Astros, with a 4.58 ERA in 54 appearances in relief.

Favorite ballpark food: Chicken and rice.

Collin DeLome, outfielder

2011 season: Spent the entire season with the RedHawks, although missed significant time with an injury. DeLome hit .256 with 7 home runs in 89 games.

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by Ed Godfrey
Copy Editor, Outdoors Editor, Rodeo, River Sports Reporter
Ed Godfrey was born in Muskogee and raised in Stigler. He has worked at The Oklahoman for 25 years. During that time, he has worked a myriad of beats for The Oklahoman including both the federal and county courthouse in Oklahoma City for more...
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by Ryan Aber
OU Athletics Reporter
Ryan Aber has worked for The Oklahoman since 2006, covering high schools, the Oklahoma City RedHawks, the Oklahoma City Barons and OU football recruiting. An Oklahoma City native, Aber graduated from Northeastern State. Before joining The...
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