Ferranti and Prarie earn Week 4 ICBL honors

(l-r): Phil Ferranti and Rojo Prarie. (Photos: SUE KANE)

By JOHN LIKANJE

Philip Ferranti (Orioles/Mercyhurst University) and Rojo Prarie (Snow Cats/College of William and Mary) earned Interstate Collegiate Baseball League (ICBL) Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for July 27-August 2. Ferranti swatted two home runs. Prarie secured a pair of save opportunities.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK (7/27-8/2) Rochester East Division
Philip Ferranti, Orioles/Mercyhurst University
C/UTIL Webster Schroeder High
Ferranti collected six hits in 11 at-bats (.546 batting average), including two home runs. The 6-foot-1 catcher drove in five runs, crossed the plate five times and stole three bases as well. Last Monday against Diamond Pro Orange, Ferranti singled twice and hit a two-run shot in a 7-6 victory. He swiped a bag as well. Ferranti followed up with two singles and a solo homer in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader.

Honorable Mentions

Santino Rosso, Cardinals/Hofstra University 5-of-14 (.357 batting average), 2B/ 3B/ HR/ 6RBI/ 4R/ 2SB; Lucas Sulimowicz, Monarchs 7-of-13 (.539 batting average), 3 2B/ 6RBI/ 4R/ SB; Mark Trotta, Snow Cats/College of William and Mary 7-of-11 (.636 batting average), 2B/ 2RBI/ 3R/ 3SB.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK (7/27-8/2) Rochester West Division
Rojo Prarie, Snow Cats/College of William and Mary
Rojo Prarie struck out seven of the 10 batters he faced over two outings – both of which were saves. The 5-foot-11 right-hander limited the damage to one walk over three innings. Last Thursday against Diamond Pro Green, Prarie struck out the side in the sixth inning and five overall in a 5-1 victory.

Honorable Mentions

Jackson DeJohn, Cardinals/St. Bonaventure University 1 G/ 5IP/ 4H/ 3ER/ BB/ 10K; Will Taylor, Diamond Pro Orange CG/3R/ 3BB/ 6K; Patrick Xander, Flyin’ Fish/Penn State University 1G/ 6.2IP/ 4H/ 1R/ 2BB/ 5K.

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ICBL Standings 2020
Rochester East Division W L Pct. GB Last 10 Strk
Monarchs 10 5 .667 0 W3
Blue Jays 9 6 .600 1 5-5 W1
DP Orange 7 9 .438 3 2-8 L4
Orioles 4 10 .286 6 3-7 L1
Rochester West Division
Snow Cats 12 3 .800 0 W5
Cardinals 9 5 .643 2.5 8-2 L1
Flyin’ Fish 6 8 .429 6 3-7 W1
DP Green 1 12 .077 11 0-10 L12

ICBL Upcoming Schedule
August 3
Orioles vs. Blue Jays
Monarchs vs. Diamond Pro Orange
August 4
Snow Cats vs. Flyin’ Fish
Cardinals vs. Diamond Pro Green
August 5
Diamond Pro Orange vs. Monarchs
Blue Jays vs. Orioles
August 6
Flyin’ Fish vs. Snow Cats
Diamond Pro Green vs. Cardinals
August 7
Diamond Pro Green vs. Cardinals
Flyin’ Fish vs. Snow Cats
August 8
Diamond Pro Green vs. Diamond Pro Orange
Diamond Pro Orange vs. Cardinals
Cardinals vs. Monarchs
Monarchs vs. Flyin’ Fish
August 9
Flyin’ Fish vs. Blue Jays
Blue Jays vs. Snow Cats
Snow Cats vs. Orioles
Orioles vs. Diamond Pro Green

ICBL League Leaders
Player Team
On-Base% WHIP
Trotta, M. Snow Cats .612 Consaul, B. DP Orange .5
Serce, N. Monarchs .563 Gartland, AJ Snow Cats .5
Ferranti, P. Orioles .524 Shirley, B. Snow Cats .56
Griggs, T. Flyin’ Fish .522 Serce, N. Monarchs .57
LoTemple, J. Monarchs .500 Prarie, R. Snow Cats .67
Slugging BAA*
Rosso, S. Cardinals .743 Gartland, AJ Snow Cats .093
Ferranti, P. Orioles .676 Prarie, R. Snow Cats .111
Montanez, C. Monarchs .633 Alphonse, J. Cardinals .122
Sulimowicz, L. Monarchs .625 Countryman, M. Orioles .137
Griggs, T. Flyin’ Fish .618 DeJohn, J. Cardinals .141
OPS ERA
Trotta, M. Snow Cats 1.227 Gartland, AJ Snow Cats 0.32
Ferranti, P. Orioles 1.200 Prarie, R. Snow Cats 0.86
Holmes, T. Blue Jays 1.192 Teska, A Blue Jays .148
Rosso, S. Cardinals 1.153 Smith, H. Blue Jays 1.21
Griggs, T. Flyin’ Fish 1.140 Consaul, B DP Orange 1.47
*Batting Average Against

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