NEW BEDFORD, Mass. ---- Rising sophomore Jake Stearns (Plymouth) of the Massasoit Community College baseball team was recently added to the New Bedford Bay Sox of the New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) for the playoff stretch.
During his freshman campaign at Massasoit, Stearns made nine appearances, all starts, posting a 2-5 record and 4.10 ERA. The lefty topped the team in innings pitched (52.2) and strikeouts (57) and finished with four complete games.
Stearns will play for former Massasoit standout Kyle Fernandes, who is in his first season at the helm of the Bay Sox program. Fernandes was a two-time NJCAA All-American in 2004 and 2005 for the Warriors and was elected to the Massasoit Athletics Hall of Fame in 2013.
The Bay Sox are currently 20-19 on the season.