Introducing The 2017 Port Angeles Lefties
Lefties Welcome Infielders Brandon Heinrich and Seth Freed
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—January 17, 2017—Port Angeles, WA—The Port Angeles Lefties continue their roster announcements with short stop/third baseman Brandon Heinrich and infielder Seth Freed. Check out their snapshots below and start following their progress in collegiate spring ball.
Heinrich joins the Lefties from California State University – Bakersfield, where he is the starting short stop for Coach Bob Macaluso. This 6’1” transplant from Laguna Niguel, California bats and throws right and is 195 lbs. Heinrich played in all 39 games for Saddleback College as a sophomore, where he hit .304 with 25 RBI’s and 29 runs scored. The team won the Orange Empire Conference for the first time since 1998. As a freshman, he started 34 of 35 games for the University of Rochester, an NCAA Division III program. His walk-up song is So High by Wiz Khalifa.
Freed joins the Lefties from Ball State University, where he is a versatile infielder for Coach Rich Maloney. He previously played infield for Seminole State College, here he posted a .385 batting average, two home runs, 24 RBIs and seven stolen bases. This 6’1” Bay City, MI native bats left and throws right and weighs in at 185 lbs. His hobbies are basketball, Cube and cornhole, and his walk-up song is Good Life by Kanye West. Follow him on Instagram: sjfreed.
Lefties Baseball is looking for Host Families. Find out more at www.leftiesbaseball.com/host-families. Also, Lefties Team Store is open at 17 ½ W First Street in downtown Port Angeles, along with the online store. Gear up and count down to opening day!
About the Port Angeles Lefties: Founded in 2016, the Port Angeles Lefties is a wooden bat collegiate league baseball team based in Port Angeles, Washington. Part of the West Coast League, the Lefties’ mascot is a fiercely territorial Olympic marmot named Timber. For more information, schedules, and store hours, visit www.leftiesbaseball.com, and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
About the West Coast League: The WCL is a summer wood bat league for college-eligible student-athletes, based in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, dedicated to accelerating prospect development, increasing player exposure and bettering its member communities; by providing best-of-breed leadership, best-in-class competition, best-in-West Coast ballparks, memorable life experiences, and affordable entertainment in an environment that fosters organization, professionalism, promotion, competition, fun and innovation with the utmost integrity and respect for its players and the game.