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Team of the Week — Princeton Red Sox

Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 11:00 a.m. CDT
(IVS photo/Becky Kramer)
Members for the Princeton Red Sox Minor League team, sponsored by Wright Farms, are (front row, from left) Grady Thompson, Jack Knudsen, Kaegan Hansen, Niklas Schneider, Jayden Tiemann and Jesse Wright; and (back row) coach Will Knudsen, Roger Ugasco, Brandon Stopka, Brady Piacenti, coach Jeremy Whitfield, Chase Wright, Christian Whitfield and coach John Clark. Absent from photo was Joe Clark.
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The Red Sox’s Jack Knudsen slides in safely in Minor League action in Wyanet. The Red Sox are sponsored by Wright Farms.
(IVS photo/Becky Kramer)
Niklas Schneider makes connections for a hit for the Red Sox.
(IVS photo/Becky Kramer)
The Red Sox’s Kaegan Hansen takes a view down the road to home plate.

​The Illinois Valley Scene visited with the Princeton Red Sox Minor League team and asked them about a few of their favorites. Here are their replies:

What is your favorite position?

Niklas Schneider: Right Field.

Brady Piacenti: Catcher.

Grady Thompson: Pitcher.

Jack Knudsen: Pitcher.

Jayden Tiemann: Center field.

Roger Ugasco: Pitcher.

Christian Whitfield: Catcher.

Chase Wright: Third base.

Jesse Wright: Second base.

Brandon Stopka: Catcher.

Kaegan Hansen: First base.

What is your favorite major league team?

Niklas Schneider: White Sox.

Brady Piacenti: White Sox.

Grady Thompson: White Sox.

Jack Knudsen: Cubs.

Jayden Tiemann:  Red Sox.

Roger Ugasco: White Sox.

Christian Whitfield: Cubs.

Chase Wright: White Sox.

Jesse Wright: Cubs.

Brandon Stopka: Nationals.

Kaegan Hansen: Cubs.

Who is your favorite player?

Brady Piacenti: Paul Konerko.

Grady Thompson: Babe Ruth.

Christian Whitfield: Starlin Castro.

Brandon Stopka: Anthony Rizzo.

Kaegan Hansen:  Anthony Rizzo.

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