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Somerset RHP Sean Boyle Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Month for July

August 5, 2022 - Eastern League (EL) - Somerset Patriots News Release


Somerset Patriots pitcher Sean Boyle
Somerset Patriots pitcher Sean Boyle
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Bridgewater, New Jersey - Minor League Baseball has announced that Somerset Patriots RHP Sean Boyle has been named their Eastern League (Double-A) Pitcher of the Month for July.

Boyle went 3-0 with a 0.82 ERA in five starts in which he led the league with 33.0 innings pitched and 35 strikeouts.

He allowed three earned runs and walked just three while holding opponents to a .188 average.

On Saturday, July 30, Boyle tied career-high marks with seven innings pitched and nine strikeouts. It was the fourth time this season he matched both highs. That performance was also his ninth quality start, the longest streak by any minor leaguer since 2019.

For the season, Boyle currently sits at 7-4 with a 3.92 ERA and 110 strikeouts over 101 innings pitched in 18 games started. He is Somerset's leader in wins, ERA, strikeouts and WHIP (1.06) this year.

Boyle, 25, was selected by the New York Yankees in the 25th round of the 2018 MLB Draft out of Dallas Baptist University.

Boyle becomes the third Patriots pitcher since 2021 to be named an MiLB Pitcher of the Month, joining RHP Janson Junk (May 2021) and RHP Hayden Wesneski (September 2021).

Boyle has previously been named MiLB Pitcher of the Week for July 11 -17.

It is the sixth time a Patriot has been honored this season by MiLB. OF Blake Perkins (Player, April 18- April 24), RHP Jhony Brito (Pitcher, April 25-May 1), RHP Randy Vasquez (Pitcher, May 9-May 15) and RHP Will Warren (Pitcher, July 4-11) have previously been recognized as the Eastern League's top weekly performers.





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