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Baseball is Back: Local Talent Signed for 2021 Roster

Grafton, WI – Cade Berendt (McKendree) and Tommy Lamb (Oklahoma), two local high school graduates are set to return home this summer for Lakeshore’s 2021 season.

Cade Berendt (LHP/Fr.) pitched at Germantown High School, posting a 14-4 record with 150 strikeouts in 84 2/3 innings. In his senior year, Berendt had a 1.36 earned run average and was named first-team All-Conference, first-team All-Area, and was a team captain. Now in his redshirt freshman season at McKendree University, Cade has pitched 4.2 innings of work, has an ERA of 1.93, and has added 8 strikeouts.

Tommy Lamb (LHP/Fr.) was the 5th ranked player in Wisconsin coming out of high school, earned Wisconsin All-State honorable mention, and was a first-team All-Conference selection in 2019. At Grafton High School, he posted a career 17-4 record with a 2.50 ERA and 235 strikeouts in 147.1 innings pitched. Now in his Freshman season at Oklahoma, Lamb has appeared in 4 games out of the bullpen with 2.1 innings pitched, an earned run average of 3.86, and has only allowed 1 run.

These two individuals will continue to be strong arms out of the bullpen for McKendree and Oklahoma in 2021 and continue developing with the Chinooks this summer.

The 2021 season is presented by Port Washington State Bank with the home opener set for June 3rd at 6:35pm against the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders. Season and group tickets are currently on sale with single game tickets available for purchase at the end of April.

The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 245 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (MIL). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.