UMaine’s pitchers gearing up for America East baseball tournament during Hartford series

By | May 18, 2018

ORONO, Maine — After a forgettable junior season during which he was bothered by an arm ailment, University of Maine senior right-hander John Arel found himself in a difficult role this season.

When the ace of the staff, Justin Courtney, was lost for the season with an elbow injury that required Tommy John surgery, Arel became the No. 1 starter.

And he has come through.

Arel goes into this week’s three-game series against America East leader Hartford with a 5-2 record and a 3.94 earned run average. He has pitched a no-hitter, but lost 1-0 to UMass Lowell.

In 59 1/3 innings, he …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News