Player of the Day: 3B Jesse Puscheck, Southern Ohio Copperheads (Great Lakes) - 5-5, 2 R, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SB
3B Jesse Puscheck powered the Copperheads to a dominant 8-0 victory over the Xenia Scouts with five hits including a 3-run homer that put the game away.
A rising junior from Canisius, Puscheck leads the Copperheads in batting average, hits, and runs batted in and is a big reason why the team is in first place in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League.
Here is a link to the game story: http://www.copperheadbaseball.com/news/index.html?article_id=64
Pitcher of the Day: RHP Chris Haddeland, Swift Current Indians (Western MBL) - 9 IP, 2 H , 0 ER, 1 BB, 9 K
North of the border in the Western Major Baseball League, Chris Haddeland propelled the Swift Current Indians to a 3-0 victory over Yorkton with a complete game shutout. Haddeland gave up just two hits and a walk while striking out nine batters during the outing.
A rising junior at Linfield, Haddeland is playing his second summer with Swift Current and is 4-3 with a 2.11 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 55.1 innings.