Schmidt pitched well in last season, posting a 6-5 record with 3.57 ERA while whiffing 102 batters and only allowing 28 walks in 90.2 innings in 19 games at three minor league stops.
Bellatti becomes the second Skeeters player in 2019 to have a Major League Baseball organization purchase his contract.
Fireflies left-hander Thomas Szapucki takes home SAL pitcher of the week honors.
By Jerry Del Priore Columbia Fireflies starting right-handed pitcher Merandy Gonzalez is on fire. The former Brooklyn Cyclone picked up his third consecutive win, scattering three hits and fanning seven hitters without surrendering a run in seven innings en route to a Fireflies’ 5-0 victory over the Lexington Legends (Kanas City Royals) Friday night at … Continue reading Fireflies’ Merandy Gonzalez Pitches to Third Straight Win Versus Lexington Legends