2017 TOS: Day 4 Notebook
July 2, 2017
By Nathan Rode
The 2017 Tournament of Stars concluded Saturday with the bronze and gold medal games. In past years, the 40-man roster was announced at the end of the day. However, USA Baseball will now announce the trials roster as part of the Major League Baseball Fan Fest at the All-Star Game on July 10. Here are notes from Saturday’s action…
BRAVE 7, UNITED 2
There was plenty of offense in this game with a few players continuing strong weeks at the plate, but RHP J.T. Ginn (Brandon HS, MS) stole the show with his second appearance. It was just one inning, but it was electrifying. He pitched the eighth inning with his team down 7-2 and proceeded to strike out the side on 11 pitches. His fastball was 95-97 mph with good life and he mixed in a wipeout slider 85-87 and a changeup at 87. He shows good feel for the changeup with sink and fade.
Here are some more notes from Brave vs. United…