Coca Cola® Cape League Pitcher & Player of the Week

Mitchell Jordan - Orleans Firebirds CCBL Photo/Sportspix

Mitchell Jordan – Orleans Firebirds
CCBL Photo/Sportspix

Coca Cola® Cape League Pitcher of the Week: Mitchell Jordan – Stetson University, RHP, Orleans Firebirds

For the second time this season, and in just the fourth week since Opening Day, Orleans Firebirds’ righty ace Mitchell Jordan has stepped to the forefront with his second nod as Coca Cola Pitcher of the Week. Leading the Cape League in earned run average (0.00) and strikeouts (31), Stetson University’s Mitchell Jordan paved the way for the Firebirds’ victory against Harwich last Monday, when he struck out eight Mariners and allowed no earned runs in six innings of work. On Sunday, he struck out six and kept the Wareham Gatemen off the board.

A native of Longwood, Fla., Jordan enjoyed a strong high school career at Lake Brantley High and was a two-letter winner, leading his team to 27-3 record and Class 8A state title during his senior campaign. In his freshman season at Stetson, Jordan appeared on the mound 22 times, finishing third on the team with 50 strikeouts in 2014.

Jacob Robson - Bourne Braves CCBL Photo/Sportspix

Jacob Robson – Bourne Braves
CCBL Photo/Sportspix

Coca Cola® Cape League Player of the Week: Jacob Robson — Mississippi State, OF, Bourne Braves

It’s not too often you see a hitter who, simply put, rakes from the nine spot.

But Mississippit State’s Jacob Robson sure has been

Robson was a major asset in the Braves’ victory over Falmouth on Sunday as the slugger collected three hits, including singles in the third and fifth innings and a double in the eighth. Robson has 15 hits on the season and is sporting an impressive .366 batting average.

The Ontario, Canada native just completed his junior year at Mississippi State. After a redshirt sophomore season, Robson led his team with a .324 batting average during the 2015 season and racked up 41 runs on 60 hits.

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