Bryan Aguilar of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Bryan Aguilar playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 season. - photo by Joe Alexander
Bryan Aguilar playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 season.
Bryan Aguilar is an infielder from Marshall University and East Central High School.

He joined the Flying Chanclas after the season started and played second base.

Aguilar played in 13 games during the 2020 Texas Collegiate League season.

Flying Chanclas’ season ends

Flying Chanclas players gather for a photo after their game July 29 at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Flying Chanclas players gather for a photo after their game July 29 at Wolff Stadium.
The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio’s season ended with a 7-3 loss to the Brazos Valley Bombers on Wednesday in Bryan in the Texas Collegiate League playoffs.

The Bombers will play for the TCL title on Saturday against either the Amarillo Sod Squad or Tulsa Drillers.

It’s been fun to watch college baseball players at Wolff Stadium over the last month. The Chanclas had lots of local talent. Both the Chanclas and the visiting teams had some top players from some of the big schools.

Flying Chanclas’ busiest relief pitchers entering the playoffs

Arturo Guajardo, pitching against the Amarillo Sod Squad at Wolff Stadium on July 29, led the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio in strikeouts this season. - photo by Joe Alexander
Arturo Guajardo, pitching against the Amarillo Sod Squad at Wolff Stadium on July 29, led the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio in strikeouts this season.
The Flying Chanclas de San Antonio had eight pitchers who appeared in at least eight games this summer.

Tyler Flores led the team with 10 appearances.

Connor Schmidt, Arturo Guajardo, Johnny Panatex and Garrett Egli had nine appearances each. Zach DeLeon, Matthew Sesler and Jaime Ramirez Jr. had eight each.

Guajardo led the Chanclas in strikeouts with 30 in 17 1/3 innings. Of the busiest relievers, Flores had the best ERA at 0.61, followed by Schmidt at 0.69.

– Tyler Flores, No. 16, 6-foot-1 left-hander from A&M-Kingsville and Clark High School

– Connor Schmidt, No. 10, 6-foot-7 right-hander from St. Mary’s and Devine High School

– Arturo Guajardo, No. 28, 6-foot-2 right-hander from UTSA and Laredo United High School

– Garrett Egli, No. 47, 6-foot-4 right-hander from Sam Houston State and Smithson Valley High School

– Johnny Panatex, No. 4, 5-foot-8 right-hander from St. Mary’s and Pflugerville High School

– Matthew Sesler, No. 40, 6-foot-5 left-hander from A&M-Kingsville and Harlingen High School

– Jaime Ramirez Jr., No. 14, 5-foot-11 left-hander from A&M-Corpus Christi and Holy Cross High School

– Zach DeLeon, No. 32, 6-foot right-hander from UTSA, UT-Rio Grande Valley and Hondo High School

Austin Krob of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Austin Krob pitching for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 season. - photo by Joe Alexander
Austin Krob pitching for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 season. – photo by Joe Alexander
Austin Krob tied for the Flying Chanclas team lead in games started on the mound this season.

The 6-foot-3 left-hander from TCU appeared in five games, all starts. He compiled a 1-3 record with a 5.94 ERA and struck out 17 batters in 16 2/3 innings.

In his most recent outing, Krob pitched five shutout innings and allowed four hits with five strikeouts against the Amarillo Sod Squad on July 28 at Wolff Stadium.

Marcelo Perez of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Marcelo Perez pitches for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 TCL season. - photo by Joe Alexander
Marcelo Perez pitches for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 TCL season. – photo by Joe Alexander
Marcelo Perez tied for the Flying Chanclas’ team lead for starts by a pitcher this season with five.

The 5-foot-11 right-hander from TCU and Laredo Alexander had a 1-0 record and 0.44 ERA with 28 strikeouts in 20 1/3 innings.

Perez earned his win in his most recent outing. He threw six shutout innings with four hits and eight strikeouts as the Chanclas beat the Amarillo Sod Squad 5-1 on July 29.

Nick Wolff of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Nick Wolff playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Nick Wolff playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium. – photo by Joe Alexander
Nick Wolff is a catcher from Blinn College and Klein.

Wolff has played in 11 of 28 games for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio this season.

The 6-foot-3, left-handed batter played in six games for Blinn as a sophomore during the shortened 2020 college season.

Eric Cervantes of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Eric Cervantes playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Eric Cervantes playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium. – photo by Joe Alexander
Eric Cervantes is a catcher from Howard College and Marshall High School.

Texas Collegiate League stats show he appeared in three games for the Flying Chanclas this season including the home opener at Wolff Stadium. He also played in Saturday night’s Chanclas vs. Texas USA game.

Grant Smith of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Grant Smith from Incarnate Word playing third base for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium. - photo by Joe Alexander
Grant Smith from Incarnate Word playing third base for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium. – photo by Joe Alexander
Grant Smith is an infielder from Albuquerque, N.M., and University of the Incarnate Word.

Smith has been holding down third base for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio. He has 19 hits and 11 RBIs in 25 games and has stolen three bases.

During the shortened 2020 college season, Smith led Incarnate Word in batting at .339 in 16 games. He had one double, one triple, one home run and 15 RBIs.

Leyton Barry of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Leyton Barry from UTSA playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 Texas Collegiate League season. - photo by Joe Alexander
Leyton Barry from UTSA playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 Texas Collegiate League season.
Leyton Barry was one of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio’s best hitters early in the season.

Barry, who saw his last action on July 16, batted .279 in 12 games with one home run, seven RBIs and eight runs scored.

Barry is listed as an infielder from Houston and UTSA. He played third base and left field for the Chanclas.

During the shortened 2020 college season, he batted .375 in seven games at UTSA with two home runs.

Tyler LaRue of the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio

Tyler LaRue playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 season. - photo by Joe Alexander
Tyler LaRue playing for the Flying Chanclas at Wolff Stadium during the 2020 season.
Flying Chanclas de San Antonio catcher Tyler LaRue is from Blanco High School and Rice University.

LaRue played in 10 of Rice’s 16 games during the shortened 2020 season.

He earned first-team all-state honors at Blanco in 2019 and was picked in the 38th round of the MLB draft by the Washington Nationals.

LaRue has played in 19 of 23 games this season for the Flying Chanclas de San Antonio. He has one double, two triples, seven RBIs and has walked 13 times.