Sept. 14, 2010
DURHAM, N.C. – Georgia Tech junior left-hander Jed Bradley has been rated as the No. 4 prospect in the prestigious Cape Cod League by Baseball America, the publication announced this week in its Top Prospects List for Summer Collegiate Leagues.
A 2010 Cape Cod Baseball League All-Star following his stellar season as a starting pitcher for the Wareham Gatemen, Bradley posted an outstanding 1.98 ERA while allowing just nine earned runs over summer.
He made six starts for the Gateman, striking out 44 batters in his 41-1/3 innings of work. The Huntsville, Ala. native tied for the league lead in strikeouts, while posting the fifth-lowest ERA for a pitcher that threw more than 40 innings this summer. He carried a 2-3 record, but allowed just 33 hits in his six outings.
The 6-4 native of Huntsville, Ala. was an All-ACC second team selection in 2010 as the No. 3 weekend starter for the Jackets. Bradley posted a 9-5 record and a 4.83 ERA, and was second on the team in strikeouts with 99 and innings (91 1/3). His 9.76 strikeouts per nine innings ranked second in the conference.
Thomas was the top pro prospect in the Florida Collegiate Summer League after batting .312 with three home runs, 21 RBI and 17 steals in 35 games with the Sanford River Rats.
Farmer was named the No. 2 prospect in the Coastal Plain Summer League after posting a 4-3 record with a 3.89 ERA and 28 strikeouts with the Peninsula Pilots.