MONARCHS ADD PEPPERDINE PITCHER
July 28, 2021
Kansas City, Kan. — The Monarchs added their second pitcher fresh out of college on Wednesday, as the club announced the signing of RHP Gunnar Groen.
Groen, a native of Austin, Texas, last pitched for Pepperdine University. Over three seasons, he pitched in 19 games with 11 starts — posting an ERA of 6.01 over 67.1 innings. In 2021, Groen appeared in 12 games and made eight starts with 35 strikeouts in 45.1 innings. Groen will wear #29 for the Monarchs.
The Monarchs continue their series today with the Houston Apollos at Legends Field in Kansas City. Game 1 is set for 12:00 p.m. and Game 2 is scheduled for 5:00 p.m. Both games will air on the Monarchs Broadcast Network with the pre-game beginning at 11:35 a.m. in Game 1 and 4:35 p.m. for Game 2, while the video stream airing on at first pitch.
Tickets to all Monarchs games can be purchased by calling 913-328-5618 or by visiting monarchsbaseball.com. For additional information or interview requests, members of the media may contact the Monarchs Media Relations Department at (817) 739-3693. Stay tuned to monarchsbaseball.com. and the Monarchs Facebook and Twitter pages for updates throughout the season.
Stay tuned to monarchsbaseball.com. and the Monarchs Facebook and Twitter pages for updates throughout the season.