Rox Sign Four More Pitchers For 2014 Season
The St. Cloud Rox announced the signing of four more pitchers for the 2014 season on Wednesday.
The team secured commitments from Georgia's Jarrett Brown, Cal State-Fullerton's Chad Hockin and Tyler Pietzmeier and Mercer product Ben Lumsden.
Brown was selected in the 11th round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Boston Red Sox. The 6'2" southpaw led Georgia in relief appearances with 51 as a junior in 2014.
Right-hander Hockin wrapped up his freshman season at Cal State-Fullerton in 2014. To date, the 6'2" Hockin has made nine appearances and has struck out ten batters in 16.2 innings. Of note, Hockin is the grandson of former Twins great Harmon Killebrew.
Lumsden pitched 29 innings for the Bears in 2014, totaling 28 strikeouts while sporting a 2.17 ERA.
Peitzmeier has appeared in 20 games for Cal State-Fullerton in 2014 with a 2.19 ERA and 12 strikeouts in 12.1 innings pitched.