April 12, 2013 - Northwoods League (Northwoods) - Battle Creek Bombers
BATTLE CREEK, MI- The Battle Creek Bombers have announced the signing of Heartland Community College pitcher David Stagg.
David Stagg: 6'3" - 220lb, B/R-T/L, LHP, Heartland CC (So.), West Des Moines, IA
Stagg, a graduate of West Des Moines Valley High School, had a breakout freshmen season at Heartland Community College. During the 2012 season, he earned Division II Pitcher of the Week honors with his performance against #18 Lincoln College. He helped his team to a 13-0 win by dealing out six shutout innings, giving up just two hits and two walks. Overall he finished the 2012 collegiate season with a 3.03 ERA compiling a 3-1 record. During the 2012 summer, Stagg received All-League honors playing for Albany in the Perfect Game League in finishing with a 5-3 record and a 3.08 ERA while leading the league in strikeouts with 61. He was also named Pitcher of the Week during the 4th week of the season.
Stagg throws a steady low 90's fastball while still possessing good arm speed on his changeup. Stagg has started his sophomore season well with two wins under his belt and a 1.38 ERA. In the 13 innings he has pitched this season he has only allowed 8 hits and 2 runs racking up 18 strikeouts.
The Battle Creek Bombers are members of the Northwoods League that has more teams, plays more games, and draws more fans than any other summer collegiate baseball league in America. The team opens up its 7th season in Battle Creek on Wednesday, May 29th. For information on tickets call (269) 962-0735 or visit BattleCreekBombers.com.