SAN DIEGO – The San Diego League today named University of San Diego signee Kyle Carr as Incoming Freshman Player of the Year and Cal – Berkeley signee Paulshawn Pasqualotto as Incoming Freshman Pitcher of the Year. Chief Operating Officer Connor Little made the announcement.
Carr, who graduated from San Marcos (CA) High School in June, batted .415 (22-for-53) with six doubles, one triple, three home runs, 10 RBI, and 16 runs scored in 13 games with the Brewers.
The left-handed hitter led the league with a 1.219 OPS and ranked second in batting. He was one of only 11 hitters in the 252-player league with three or more home runs, ranking tied for third behind two players with four. His six doubles led the circuit and his 22 hits were tied for fourth. Carr also pitched in six games, but he did not hit in those contests. (He had a 1.53 ERA and 26 strikeouts in 17.2 innings.)
Carr hit safely in 12 of his 13 games, including 10 straight to start the season. He went 4-for-5 with a double and an RBI in the championship game against the Hooks.
Pasqualotto, who played his high school baseball at Palo Verde in Las Vegas, went 2-0 with a 1.80 ERA in four games (three starts) with the Jets. He allowed just eight hits and struck out 16 in 15.0 innings of work. He ended his season having tossed eight consecutive scoreless innings, and he retired 12 of 15 first batters faced overall (75 percent).
Pasqualotto also went 6-for-12 (.500) with three RBI, three runs scored, and a walk in five games as a hitter.