Brown pitching like the PLU comeback player of the year
But now Garrett Brown of Anchorage is pitching like an ace.
Brown continued his tremendous throwing with a 6-inning shutout stint in yesterday’s 2-0 win over Whitworth during NCAA D3 action in Washington.
Brown scattered two hits and three walks while striking out a career-high 10 batters.
The 6-foot-1 right-hander picked up the win to improve to 2-0 this year and lowered his ERA to 3.00 in 24 innings over six games.
Brown, of Service High fame, has allowed only two earned runs over his last 16.1 innings – easily the best stretch of his college career.
His ERA is 1.25 in his last four appearances since Feb. 21.
Brown was a versatile player growing up in Alaska, capable of playing multiple positions. He arrived at PLU as a catcher and infielder but struggled at the plate, hitting just .140 [13-for-93] in his first two years.
The decision was made for him to pitch this year and he’s responded like the comeback player of the year.