July 14, 2011
There's something about summer baseball that agrees with John Colella.
As the mercury rises and grills begin to sizzle, the Green Bay Bullfrogs closer always seems to bring his pitching to another level.
It's hard to top Colella's start in his first season with the Bullfrogs -- a 1-0 record, five saves, 17 strikeouts in 141/3 innings and an unblemished 0.00 ERA in eight appearances through today.
However, it's not the first summer the 6-foot-2 right-hander has plowed through his competition. After a rocky freshman year at Holy Cross, Colella dominated the New York Collegiate Baseball League last summer, earning 13 saves in 222/3 scoreless innings with the Elmira (N.Y.) Pioneers.
It was Colella's performance with the Pioneers that caught the eye of Bullfrogs manager Jordan Bischel.
For the complete article by Weston Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay (Wisc.) Press Gazette click here