CornBelters’ Sebald named Frontier League Pitcher of the Week

Scott Sebald is in his first season with the CornBelters. (Photo Normal CornBelters)

 

By Greg Halbleib

NORMAL – Normal CornBelters starting pitcher Scott Sebald has been named Frontier League Pitcher of the Week after a 13-strikeout effort in his last outing.

The left-hander walked only one and gave up four hits while striking out a baker’s dozen over eight innings in Saturday’s 2-1 loss to the Lake Erie Crushers. Sebald did not receive a decision.

The 6-5 native of White Oak, Ohio is 5-1 this season with a 2.97 earned run average, which is third among current active pitchers in the Frontier League.

He is the third CornBelter to receive a weekly award this season. First baseman Aaron Dudley and closer Shawn Blackwell each received honors in Week 4 of the season.

The CornBelters begin a six-game homestand on Tuesday night as the Evansville Otters and Gateway Grizzlies each visit for three-game series.

Greg Halbleib can be reached at greg@wjbc.com.

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