Well it's about time. Vermont Mountaineers starter Alex Haines has been on a tear through the first half of the New England Collegiate Baseball League season and was named the league's latest Pitcher of the Week. The team hosts Keene tonight and tomorrow night and Danbury on Wednesday, all with 6:30 p.m. starts.
Here's the info from the league website, www.necbl.com:
Pitcher: Alex Haines
Hometown: Greensburg, PA
School: Seton Hill
Haines threw five shutout innings at Holyoke on July 3rd where he allowed only three base runners and struck out six in earning the win. He was lifted when Vermont had a 5-0 lead. The 6’4” lefty is the current NECBL ERA leader, having yielded just one earned run in over 23 innings.
The Greenburg, PA product won the WVIAC Conference Pitcher of the Year this spring, having led the WVIAC with 108 strikeouts in 70 innings. Haines finished his school season with a 7-2 record in a team best 13 starts.