TCC’s Ryan Deckert named Cal Ripken League Pitcher of the Week

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Posted at 5:11 PM, Jul 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-01 11:18:10-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (July 31, 2013) – Tallahassee Community College’s Ryan Deckert has been named the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher of the Week for the week of July 22 to July 29.

Deckert, a rising sophomore at Tallahassee, is a member of the Cal Ripken League’s Vienna Riverdogs, based out of Vienna, Va.

On July 23, in the first game of a triple header for the Riverdogs, Deckert pitched an outstanding seven-inning, complete game shutout, allowing only one hit and two walks while striking out five in Vienna’s 5-0 win over the Silver Spring T-Bolts.

In his other outing for the week, Deckert pitched three solid innings in relief, allowing only one hit, no walks and striking out two, though it came in his team’s 7-4 loss to the Gaithersburg Giants.

Deckert finished the 2013 summer season with a 2-0 record, 1.44 ERA and 13 strikeouts, pitching primarily out of the Riverdogs’ bullpen.

Deckert was joined on the Vienna roster by Tallahassee teammates Chad Mabini and Bobby Rice.

Melissa Murray, Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League, contributed to this release.