BATTLE CREEK, MI- The Battle Creek Bombers have announced the signing of Arkansas redshirt freshman pitcher Brian Heldman.
Brian Heldman: 6’3” – 180lb, B/R-T/R, RHP, Arkansas (Rs Fr.), Round Rock, Texas.
Heldman redshirted the 2012 season for the Razorbacks before coming to Battle Creek for the summer of 2012. He led the Bombers in relief appearances last season compiling a 2.12 ERA in 28 outings. Heldman is not afraid to go after hitters as he led the team throwing first pitch strikes 70 percent of the time.
While attending Stony Point High School in Round Rock, Heldman helped his team capture two district championships in his freshman and senior seasons. He possesses the school records for career saves, single season saves, and single season appearances. Over the course of his 43 game high school career, he compiled eight wins to just two losses with a 1.02 ERA. Heldman looks to help provide the Bombers with some quality relief work for a second straight season.
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.