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