Pit Spitters Announce 2020 Roster

The defending Northwoods League champion Traverse City Pit Spitters announced their 2020 roster on Tuesday, with several members of the 2019 championship team returning.

“I’m obviously really excited to have the returners we do from our 2019 championship team. They will help us establish the culture early on and I’m eagerly anticipating opening day” manager Josh Rebandt said in a release. “Fans can expect to have a similar product on the field again this year—high energy, talented individuals developing themselves for their upcoming college seasons and future professional baseball opportunities. In addition to the returners, we have new faces and names who are excited to be a part of our organization, experience the Traverse City area, and play in front of the best fans in the Northwoods League.”

Pitchers
Evan Hiatt (San Jacinto Community College)
Peter Delkus (East Texas Baptist University)
Zach Fruit (Eastern Michigan University)
Trenton Wood (Mt. Vernon Nazarene University)
Jacob Marcus (University of Richmond)
Jay Ward (Bowling Green University)
Nate Lohmeier (Bowling Green University)
Dalton O’Boyle (Davenport University)
Braxton Braff (University of Nebraska)
Breck Eichelberger (University of Washington)
Evan Gates (North Carolina A & T)
Chase Gearing (Nicholls State University)
Cade Heil (University of North Georgia)
Andrew Hoffman (University of Illinois)
Pat Hohfeld (Thomas Jefferson University)
Will Mabrey (University of Tennessee)
Joe Pace (University of Michigan)
Chad Patrick (Purdue University Northwest)
Outfielders
Taylor Crews (University of North Georgia)
Johnny Hipsman (University of Richmond)
Bryant Goolsby (Trevecca Nazarene University)
Evan Maday (Hope College)
Antonio Flores (University of Michigan)
Infielders
Jake Arnold (University of North Georgia)
Trey Yunger (Wofford University)
Mario Camilletti (Oakland University)
Christian Faust (Grand Valley State University)
Chris Monroe (University of Illinois-Springfield)
Spencer Schwellenbach (University of Nebraska)
Catchers
Craig Corliss (Siena College)
Gray Betts (Liberty University)
Adam Proctor (Michigan State University)

“We are eager to have the team hit the field and welcome the northern Michigan community to Turtle Creek Stadium this summer.” said Pit Spitters General Manager, Mickey Graham. “We look forward to having baseball and the Pit Spitters be part of people’s live this summer and help our region return to a sense of normalcy.”

The Pit Spitters open their 2020 season against the Great Lakes Resorters at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday, July 1 at Turtle Creek Stadium.

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