Roper is returning for a third season with the Honkers. Last season he played in 58 games all over the infield as well as behind the plate. He hit .250 with ten doubles and six homeruns while driving in 30 runs. He also went 3-3 with a 4.06 ERA, picking up one save in 15 appearances. Through May 14th, he is hitting .257 with three homeruns in his sophomore season. He was drafted in the 29th round of the 2010 MLB First-Year Player Draft in 2010.