Spink sets single-season career high in strikeouts
Conor Spink of Eagle River made quick work of the Sioux Falls batters he faced tonight, striking out all three in the eighth inning in a 4-0 win for the Lincoln Salt Dogs in independent pro ball action.
The left-handed reliever now has 34 strikeouts this season, the most in his three-year career in the American Association.
Spink, of Chugiak High fame, lowered his ERA to 2.45 in 40.1 innings. He has a 34-9 strikeout-to-walk ratio.
For his career, he is 6-3 with a 3.15 ERA and 88 strikeouts in 108.2 innings.