ROCHESTER, Mich. - Oakland's 2015 baseball season may have ended in May, but for a few student-athletes, their work continued into summer league baseball, and they have put together some notable performances in preparation for the 2016 season.
Mike Brosseau (Waynesboro Generals – Virginia Valley League)
- The 2014 All-Horizon League shortstop hit for a .300 batting average and recorded 23 RBIs en route to a Virginia Valley League All-Star game and Home Run Derby appearance.
Zach Sterry (West Virginia Miners – The Prospect League)
- The 2014 Horizon League All-Freshman team selection hit .316 with 36 RBI, including 17 doubles and two home runs. Sterry is ranked as the fourth best prospect in the Prospect League after being selected to the All-Star Game, and winning the Home Run Derby in July.
Collin Gee (Utica Brewers – Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League)
- Gee recorded four wins over the course of 46.2 innings pitched, and recorded a 2.89 ERA along with 35 strikeouts and only 16 walks.
Tyler Palm (Utica Brewers – Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League)
- The junior right-handed pitcher threw in 30.1 innings and won three games on the strength of a 3.26 ERA and 17 strikeouts.
Nate Schweers (Montauk Mustangs – Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League)
- Schweers did a little bit of everything for the Mustangs, as he was responsible for three wins and two saves during summer league action. He threw for a 2.36 ERA and recorded 28 strikeouts compared to just eight walks.
P.J. Piesko (Southampton Breakers – Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League)
- Pitched in 23.1 innings and recorded 20 strikeouts to go along with a 3.85 ERA.
Nate Green (Montauk Mustangs – Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League)
- The 6’5” sophomore averaged a strikeout per inning over the summer, and started eight games for the Mustangs. He threw for a 3.02 ERA in 38.2 innings of work.