PITTSBURGH – Eight members of the University of Pittsburgh baseball team are spending their off-seasons competing in some of the most well-known summer baseball leagues in the nation.
Boo Vazquez (SO/Youngstown, Ohio) is competing for the Brewster Whitecaps in the Cape Cod Baseball League. Joe Harvey (SO/Audobon, Pa.) is also in the Cape competing for the Hyannis Harbor Hawks. Rounding out the Panthers in the Cape is Jon Danielczyk (JR/Erie, Pa.) who competes for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox.
Pete Macke (Omaha, Neb.) and Luke Curtis (JR/Philipsburg, Pa.) are competing for the Baltimore Redbirds in the Cal Ripken Sr. League.
Representing the Panthers in the Prospect League are Eric Hess (SO/Erie, Pa.), for the Butler Blue Sox, and Casey Roche (JR/Downingtown, Pa.) with the Slippery Rock Sliders.
Rounding out the Pitt contingent in summer ball is Billy Lipari (FR/Omaha, Neb.) who is competing with the Lake Erie Monarchs in the Great Lakes League.
PittsburghPanthers.com will be providing updates on the Panthers in summer ball throughout the summer. Below are links to the team and league websites for Pitt players.