Capital Region natives Branden Cogswell (Shenendehowa) and J.P. Sportman (La Salle) are both tearing up the California League in its first week.

Both players are members of the Stockton Ports, Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.

Through four games, Cogswell leads the team in hitting at .462, while Sportman checks in at .375.

Sportman provides the Ports with some power, hitting two doubles and a triple thus far.

Screenshotted from Stockton Ports website

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