Elkins HS grad James Loney drives one in against the Phillies
Elkins High School graduate James Loney had a solid day at the plate, but the Dodgers lost to the Phillies, 3-2, Tuesday.
Loney went 1-for-4, with an RBI in the loss.
On the season, Loney is batting .247 with two home runs and 25 RBIs.
Loney is a 2002 graduate of Elkins High School where he was a first-team high-school all-American utility player during his senior season in 2002.
The Los Angeles Dodgers made him their first-round pick (19th overall) of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft. Loney played in 431 minor league games during his first four professional seasons before making his Major League debut with L.A. on April 4, 2006. Loney appeared in 96 games for the Dodgers with a .331 batting average, 15 home runs and 67 RBIs to finish sixth in National League rookie of the year voting. Loney hit at least 10 runs and drive in at least 88 runs each of the next three seasons (2008 to 2010) in