South Carolina junior LHP Nolan Belcher will miss the entire 2011 season as he will soon have surgery on his left arm for a torn Ulnar Collateral Ligament which is commonly referred to as Tommy John surgery. Belcher made eleven appearances (six starts) while going 3-1 with a 2.43 ERA last season for the defending national champions. He had a solid summer with the Orleans Firebirds in the Cape Cod Baseball League in seven appearances (one start) with a 1-0 record and a 1.93 ERA. He was outstanding as he struck out 15 batters in 9.1 innings of work. Continue reading
Here are the Top Performers in the Cape Cod Baseball League for July 25th. There was only three games played including one doubleheader between Orleans and Falmouth. The other three games on the evening that were rained out will be made up in the near future.
Scott Woodward, Bourne Braves (Coastal Carolina) 2-4, run scored, SB
Tyler Pill, Harwich Mariners (Cal-State Fullerton) 2-3, run scored, RBI
Mike Yastrzemski, Cotuit Kettleers (Vanderbilt) 3-5, two runs scored, HR, RBI
Cam Seitzer, Hyannis Harbor Hawks (Oklahoma) 3-3, double
Steve Selsky, Orleans Firebirds (Arizona) 2-4, double, homer, run scored, RBI
Danny Oh, Brewster Whitecaps (Cal) 3-4, run scored, two doubles, 2 RBI