Flying Chanclas sign 4 local players to Texas Collegiate League roster

The club’s home opener is slated for July 3 vs. Acadiana

SAN ANTONIO – The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio announced the signing of four players, all with ties to the city, to the Texas Collegiate League roster on Tuesday.

The Chanclas are welcoming former Madison High School stars, Garrett and Brandon Gonzales, who will both take part in TCL play. Garrett played in 12 games this year for the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor where he hit .267 (8-for-30).

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Garrett, an infielder, was selected by Washington in the 32nd round of the 2016 MLB June Amateur Draft. He played his first collegiate season at the University of the Incarnate Word.

Brandon, also an infielder, played in six games during the 2020 season for Grayson College. Like his brother, the Chanclas report that Brandon was drafted by Washington in the 29th round of the 2019 MLB June Amateur Draft.

Clark High School alum Tyler Flores joins the Chanclas roster from Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Flores made six appearances (four starts) during the 2020 season for the Javelinas and went 0-1 with a 4.03 ERA and fanned 18 batters over 22.1 IP.

Zach DeLeon, who starred for Hondo High School, joins the Chanclas pitching staff. DeLeon made three appearances in 2020 for UTSA and will continue his collegiate career at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

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The Flying Chanclas full roster will be announced Tuesday afternoon. San Antonio will open the 2020 TCL season in Amarillo with a three-game set from June 30-July 2. The club’s home opener is slated for Friday, July 3 vs. Acadiana.

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Jakob Rodriguez is a digital journalist at KSAT 12. He's a graduate of Texas State University, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the student-run newspaper, The University Star.