SEVERAL NEW RECORDS SET DURING 2017 SEASON
Date: Aug 15, 2017
ELKVILLE, Ill. - The Prospect League, in conjunction with Pointstreak and Blue Star Sports, is pleased to name Zach Eschberger (Danville Dans/Henderson State University) and Nelson Muñiz (Terre Haute REX/Southwest Baptist University) as week three Pitcher and Player of the Week
Eschberger, from Tyler, Texas, started and earned the win in Danville’s 7-0 win vs Quincy on June 13. The left-handed pitcher from Henderson State University threw a complete-game shutout, allowed only four hits, didn’t walk a batter and struck out 9. Danville currently sits fourth in the Prospect League’s West Division with a 7-9 record through three weeks.
Muñiz, from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, played in all six games during the week for Terre Haute and hit .458 (11-24) with two home runs, three doubles, and seven RBIs. The infielder from Southwest Baptist University is currently riding a 13-game hit streak. The REX are currently 8-10, third place in the Prospect League’s West Division.
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The Prospect League, an elite, collegiate wood-bat summer baseball league, provides college players with the opportunity to compete at a high-level of competition in a minor-league setting. The League’s members provide their communities with quality baseball and affordable, family-friendly entertainment. The Prospect League was founded in 2009 after merging with the Central Illinois Collegiate League. The Prospect League has 10 teams competing in a five-state region: Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. For more information, please visit www.prospectleague.com.