Alsup has good start in pro debut
Ben Alsup is making a steady transition into the professional baseball ranks.
The former Ruston High School two-sport star who completed a baseball career at LSU in the spring has a 2.10 earned run average and 2-1 record for the Tri-City (Wash.) Dust Devils of the Class A Short Season Rookie League.
Alsup, who was a No. 18 round draftee of the Colorado Rockies in June, has struck out 27 batters and allowed opposing hitters a .193 average after eight appearances.