Multiple sources are reporting that the San Francisco Giants top pitching prospect Eric Surkamp will make his major league debut on Saturday against the Houston Astros. The 24 year old lefty went 10-4 with a 2.02ERA in 142.1 innings for the Double-A Richmond Flying Squirrels. He waled 44 and struck out 165 batters and opposing hitters batted just .213 off him this season. Surkamp is a USA Baseball alum and was a 6th round pick of the Giants out of NC State in the 2008 draft. He owns a career 25-13 record in four minor league seasons.
The Harwich Mariners swept the best two out of three Cape Cod League championship series winning the 2011 Championship over the Falmouth Commodores. In the video North Carolina State pitcher Chris Overman gets Alex Swim of Elon to pop up for the final out. As soon as the catcher makes the play, the celebration ensues for Harwich. Falmouth had made a cinderella run through the playoffs after finishing 19-25 and losing 7 of their final 10 games in the regular season. The Cape Cod League is the premiere college summer league in the country and was the backdrop for the story line in the Jessica Biel movie Summer Catch