SUMMER BASEBALL UPDATE: Week 5 (June 29-July 5)

SUMMER BASEBALL UPDATE: Week 5 (June 29-July 5)

Lyons hit all-star break

NORTON, Mass. – Here is the latest Wheaton College baseball summer update with highlights on the progress of the student-athletes within the program. This week's update all features some highlights from some Lyons in the pros.

Futures Collegiate Baseball League

Rising senior Justin Silvestro (Waltham, Mass./BC High) continued his torrid pace at the place collecting six hits – including three doubles, one home run and two RBI – to raise his slash line to .298/.337/.500 on the season in 22 games played for the Wachusett Dirt Dawgs.

Against the Nashua Silver Knights on July 5, Silvestro went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in the bottom of the first inning to help guide the Dirt Dawgs to an eventual 6-2 victory.

Michael Bruemmel (Bridgewater, Mass./Bridgewater-Raynham) made one start last week for the Worcester Bravehearts on July 4. Bruemmel went 4 2/3 innings while striking out four hitters in the loss. Bruemmel currently sports a 1-2 record on the season (seven games) over 23 2/3 innings pitched.

New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL)

Dan Southerland (Dartmouth, Mass./Dartmouth) made his first NECBL start of the season against the Danbury Westerners on July 3. Southerland went three innings and struck out one batter in the no-decision.

Southerland was also featured by SouthCoastToday last week. Read that feature here: Dartmouth High Grad Dan Southerland Makes First Start With New Bedford Bay Sox.

To follow Southerland throughout the season click here: Dan Southerland Stats.

In The Pros

Chris Denorfia '02 compiled five hits, two runs and one double to help the Cubs to a 5-1 record from June 29 to July 5.

Mike Gibbons made his Double-A debut in a spot start for the Binghamton Mets on July 3. Gibbons went 6 1/3 innings pitched yielding four hits, three runs (all earned), and one walk alongside three strikeouts. To view the box score and the recap click here: Box score | Recap

Other news and notes:

Kyle Kasprzyk (East Falmouth, Mass./Falmouth) threw a no-hitter on Thursday, July 2 against the Quincy Phillies to earn Cranberry League Pitcher of the Week accolades. Kasprzyk only walked one batter and struck out three in the 4-0 victory for the Bourne Mariners.

Later in the week, Kasprzyk was named to the Cranberry League (CBL) All-Star team. The CBL All-Stars will play the Yawkey League All-Stars on Sunday, July 12 at Campanelli Stadium in Brockton, Mass. at 1:30 p.m.

2015 Wheaton College Summer Baseball Assignment and Stats

Cal Ripken League

Jack Fant, Herndon Braves

Jack Fant Stats

Cranberry League

Matthew Cook, Bourne Mariners
Chris Fowler, Bourne Mariners
Jordan Jenkins
, Rockland Cardinals
Kyle Kasprzyk, Bourne Mariners
Thomas Landry, Quincy Phillies

Cranberry League Website

Yawkey League

Michael Baryski, McKay Beacons
Jared Clement, McKay Beacons
Eric Dumas, McKay Beacons
Brady Furdon, McKay Beacons
Matt Lavanchy, McKay Beacons
Chris Ruocco, McKay Beacons

Yawkey League Website

Newport Sunset League

Mike Beneduce, Westcott
Joe Bongiovanni, Town Dock
Ryan McKeon, Town Dock

Newport Sunset League Website

Central New England Baseball Association

Jimmy Smith, Shrewsbury Dirt Dogs

Central New England Baseball Association Website

Tri-County

Zachary Goodwin-Boyd, Joshua LaJoie, Cody Kozin

Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League

Joseph Santigate

Atlantic Baseball Confederation Collegiate League Website

New Jersey Baseball Leagues

Jimmy Gowen

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