Deacs in Summer Ball: July 28
July 28, 2016
Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeBaseball)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Sixteen current Demon Deacons are in action around collegiate summer baseball leagues. Take a look below at how they've fared so far this summer.
Cape Cod Baseball League
Johnny Aiello - Aiello has increased his batting average nearly 20 points in recent weeks as he has hits in four of the past five games. He hit his first longball of the summer against Bourne on July 12, and is hitting .176 in 30 total games.
New England Collegiate Baseball League
Rayne Supple - Supple has settled in since returning to pitch in his home state, steadily lowering his ERA over the summer. In seven outings and two starts, he's 0-1 with a 4.33 ERA and has struck out 22 batters in 18.2 innings. His best outing came in a 5-0 win over Keene on July 10, tossing 4.0 shutout innings, allowing just one hit.
Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League
David Peljovich - The left-handed reliever has also pitched well for Amsterdam. Allowing less than a hit per inning, Peljovich is 0-1 with a 3.85 ERA in nine outings in relief, also striking out a batter per frame. Amsterdam leads its division by four games with a 31-14 record.
Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League
Valley Baseball League
Donnie Sellers - Another VBL all-star, Sellers has split time between starting and relieving. He's 1-1 with a 4.09 ERA, striking out 29 batters in 22.0 innings. Sellers hasn't pitched since July 1, when he struck out seven batters over 4.0 frames.
John McCarren - McCarren has made six starts, currently holding a 4-1 record and 3.70 ERA. His most recent start was also his best, allowing two hits and a walk with four strikeouts over 5.0 shutout frames on July 20. He has struck out 27 in 34.0 innings, allowing 28 hits and nine walks.
Chris Farish - The 31st round draft pick of the Cleveland Indians, Farish has recovered nicely after a rocky start, lowering his ERA from 13.50 after his third outing to 3.38 after his ninth. He has allowed just three earned runs over his last 20.0 innings, going 6.0 innings with six strikeouts in each of his last two outings, both starts. The Turks start play in the league quarterfinals, which begin tonight.
Keegan Maronpot - Maronpot was the hottest hitter on his team the second half of the year, increasing his average from .234 to .269. He led the team with 10 doubles, 17 extra-base hits, 27 RBIs and 28 walks, also hitting five longballs and stealing five bases as the team earned a postseason berth. Maronpot also competed in the all-star game and league home run derby.
Carolina-Virginia Collegiate League
Deep River Muddogs
The rest of the returning Deacons: Parker Dunshee, Logan Harvey, Bobby Hearn, Connor Johnstone, Drew Loepprich, Jack Schofield and Tyler Witt are currently rehabbing, resting, and/or training, and not playing summer ball.
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