Anchors Add Pitcher from East Coast

Alexandria, Minn – The Alexandria Blue Anchors, a member of the Northwoods League, have announced the signing of right handed pitcher Michael DeCarlo.

DeCarlo, comes to the Blue Anchors from Herkimer County Community College who is currently ranked 8th in the nation. The sophomore has had a good spring throwing 11 innings, with 11 strikeouts, and a .82 ERA. He has committed to pitch for the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff next year.

Last summer he pitched for the Mohawk Valley DiamondDogs in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. He played in 9 games posting a 4.05 ERA in 40 innings while striking out 28.

“I am honored to be representing the Blue Anchors this summer in the Northwoods League,” said DeCarlo. “I am ready to help work towards bringing a Northwoods League championship to Alexandria.”

Born May 12th, 1994, Michael is originally from Wynantskill, NY and his favorite hobby is fishing. When Michael was younger he traveled around the world due to his dad’s military involvement and lived in Okinawa, Japan.

“As our pitching staff continues to grow we keep adding quality arms,” said GM Kendall Hughson. “Michael will give us a pitcher that will go out and battle every time he takes the mound.”

The Blue Anchors will start the 2014 season on Tuesday May 27th at home versus the Mankato MoonDogs.

Interested in hosting a player? The Alexandria Blue Anchors are always looking for new host families as well. For more information contact our office at 320-460-7900.

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The Alexandria Blue Anchors are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET), Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live and free of charge via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit