The Corvallis Knights have signed incoming University of San Diego outfielder Kingston Liniak and pitcher Jake Miller for the 2018 season.
Liniak is a 6-2, 170-pounder from Mission Hills High in San Marcos, California. He is the son of Cole Liniak, a former major-leaguer for the Chicago Cubs. The younger Liniak sat out the 2017 high school season with a leg injury after earning Perfect Game Underclass recognition in 2016 and 2017.
Miller is a 6-2, 190-pound right-hander from Newbury Park High in Newbury Park, California He was 7-1 with a 1.20 ERA in 13 games in 2017, with two saves and 50 strikeouts in 52⅓ innings. He also hit .382 (29 for 76), with a homer and 17 RBIs.
Miller was the Marmonte League MVP in 2017. In two seasons as a varsity player, he’s hitting .352 (58 for 190) in 56 games, with a homer and 30 RBIs. He also earned Perfect Game Underclass recognition in 2017.