September 13, 2018 Onondaga, NY: The Onondaga Flames of the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League (PGCBL) announced today the signing of Jake Marshall for the 2019 summer collegiate baseball season. Marshall is a senior at Baldwinsville High School and a 2019 commit to NCAA Division II powerhouse LeMoyne College.
The big right hander is 6’5″ and 192 pounds. In his junior year he was 5-1 while posting a 1.67 ERA and striking out 34 while walking 24. “Jake is another Baldwinsville pitcher with huge potential,” commented Wayne Walker, Flames president, “We think he can be something special.”
Marshall is one of four (PGCBLlimit) 2019 college commits the Flames will invite for the 2019 summer season. He joins Cregg Scherrer (Skaneateles) who is headed to UAlbany next fall. “Playing in the PGCBL will give them great experience as they prepare for their college careers,” added Walker.
LeMoyne College Baseball
The Dolphins are a NCAA D-II powerhouse. Over the last three years the fish have won 89 and lost 50 for a .640 win percentage. LeMoyne is led by alum and former major league pitcher Scott Cassidy who enters his ninth season at the helm. Just the program’s fourth coach in the last 49 years, Cassidy has posted a record of 213-164-2 in his first eight years, including a mark of 43-15-1 in the program’s first year back at the Division II level.
LeMoyne has placed a dozen pitchers in professional baseball, including Josiah Gray the 2018 72nd overall pick (Competitive Balance Round B).
The Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League was founded in the fall of 2010 in conjunction with Perfect Game USA, baseball’s largest scouting service. The PGCBL is upstate New York’s premier summer wood bat league. Every year since its inaugural season in 2011, the PGCBL has sent players to the pros and has had several alumni selected in the MLB Draft with each year.
The Onondaga Flames are a wooden bat summer league team comprised of top college players from coast-to-coast as well as the best local players..The Flames are operated in a fashion similar to Minor League Baseball (MiLB), providing safe affordable family entertainment with high caliber baseball. The team has a mascot (Blaze), on-field entertainment, raffles and affordable concessions.
The Flames play at the beautiful Onondaga Community College baseball complex, located on Onondaga Hill, home of the Onondaga Nation, an original member of the Haudenosaunee, also known as the Iroquois Confederacy, one of the oldest forms of democracy in the history of the world.
As the “Fire Keepers”, the Onondagas continue to be responsible for the gathering of the leaders of all of the Six Nations in Grand Council. They open and close the councils and sanction the decisions arrived by the Council of Chiefs. The Onondaga Flames are named after the great Onondaga Nation and proudly wear their flame logo..
In 2017, its first year, the Flames played in the PGCBL and made the playoffs. The team moved to the NYCBL and won the league championship, sweeping the playoffs and winning 15 of their last 16 games. The Flames have announced their return to the PGCBL for the 2019 season and thereafter.