Aug. 17, 2010
STANFORD, Calif.-- Stanford Baseball had a successful summer across the nation, with seven players earning all-star honors, boding well for the team as it enters the 2011 season.
Stephen Piscotty was named the Alaska's League's top prospect and its league silver slugger award. Piscotty (first team), along with fellow freshman, Jake Stewart (second team), were both named to the league all star team. Piscotty hit .289 over 37 starts with 24 RBIs and 14 steals, while Stewart hit .270 with six steals in a pitching dominant wood bat Alaska League.
Brett Mooneyham earned a spot on Team USA and won a silver medal at the World University Championships in Japan. The lefthander had a 2-0 record and an 0.82 ERA over four appearances and three starts for Team USA. He began his summer with 22 strikeouts in 22.0 innings with a 3.18 ERA for Yarmouth-Dennis in the Cape Cod League.
All star teammates in the New England Collegiate Baseball League, Kenny Diekroeger finished seventh in in batting (.354) and tenth in slugging (.446), while Mark Appel started the mid season all-star game and finished first in the league in wins (6-1) and seventh in ERA (1.87). Appel was named the league's top prospect by the NECBL coaches, while Diekroeger as named the Rookie of the Year.
Fellow all stars, Eric Smith and Chris Reed starred for Torrington. Smith hit .516, while Reed had a 1.09 ERA over 11 appearances, striking out 39 in 33.0 innings.
hit .385 with a.692 slugging percentage in the Great Plains League, earning League MVP honors. He also had a .570 on-base percentage.Danny Sandbrink
ranked in the top-three in five categories in the St. Louis Metro League, leading the league in wins (7-0) and ERA (1.26), finishing second in strikeouts (57), and third in innings (50.0) and opponent batting average (.184). He was also an all star.
Joining Mooneyham with Yarmouth-Dennis was Jordan Pries
, who threw a no-hitter and had a 1.23 ERA and Scott Snodgress
, who appeared mostly out of the bullpen with a 3.97 ERA.
Cardinal pitching also shined across the Northeast. A.J. Talt
had a 2.53 ERA out of the bullpen, while teammate Garrett Hughes
had a 2.62 ERA over 24.0 innings over six games and three starts for Hampton, while Sahil Bloom
had a 3.52 ERA over 30.2 innings and Elliott Byers
had a 2.70 ERA over 12 relief appearances for New Bedford.
Around the corner from the Stanford campus, Ben Clowe
(.370), Kellen McColl
(.338) and Jack Mosbacher (.324) all hit over .300 as starters for Menlo Park.
Other summer league players included: Scott Colton
, who hit .231 in the California Collegiate League; Dean McArdle
, who had a 4.36 ERA with 32 strikeouts over 33.0 innings for Corvallis; and Christian Griffiths
, who hit .275 for New Bedford.Summer All Stars for StanfordStephen Piscotty
Stanford on Summer League Teams
Team USA | Stats
Brett Mooneyham, LHP
Yarmouth-Dennis (Cape Cod) | Stats
Jordan Pries, RHP
Scott Snodgress, LHP
Brett Mooneyham, LHP
Fairbanks Goldpanners (Alaska) | Stats
Jake Stewart, OF
Kenai Peninsula Oilers (Alaska) | Stats
Stephen Piscotty, UT
Newport (New England Collegiate) | Stats
Kenny Diekroeger, IF
Mark Appel, RHP
New Bedford (New England Collegiate) | Stats
Sahil Bloom, RHP
Christian Griffiths, C/OF
Elliott Byers, RHP
Torrington (Atlantic Collegiate Baseball League) | Stats
Eric Smith, IF
Brian Busick, RHP
Chris Reed, LHP
Menlo Park (Pacific West League) | Stats
Jack Mosbacher, OF
Ben Clowe, C
Kellen McColl, OF
MLB Academy (California Collegiate) | Stats
Scott Colton, OF
Corvallis (West Coast Collegiate) | Stats
Dean McArdle, RHP
Wildwood (St. Louis Metro Collegiate) | Stats
Danny Sandbrink, RHP
South Hampton (Hampton Collegiate Baseball League) | Stats
Garrett Hughes, LHP
A.J. Talt, RHP
Southland (Great Plains Baseball League)
Justin Ringo, 1B/OF