Two players from Grand Canyon University in Arizona are expected to join the Plymouth Pilgrims this summer.
Tyler Wyatt of Peoria, Arizona posted a .239 average with seven doubles, two triples and 22 RBI at the plate and also pitched 10 games posting a 2-5 record, a 5.58 ERA and 37 K’s. The big right-hander also spent time with the Matsu Miners of Alaska Summer Baseball League where his duel skills were on display yet again. In 38 at-bats with the Miners, Wyatt had a homerun and 4 RBI, but shined on the mound going 4-1 with 1.59 ERA in nine games including four starts.
Center fielder Tom Lerouge was the only member of the GCU team to play and start all 54 games in 2016. Lerouge posted a .342 average with two home runs and 26 RBI. The sophomore lead the team in hits, runs scored and stolen bases and that .342 average was good for ninth in the WAC.
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