Maryland Baseball Network is counting down to Opening Day! Today marks 40 days until the start of the 2017 season, so here’s a look at #40, Mike Rescigno.
MIKE RESCIGNO | 4o
Hometown: Monmouth Beach, N.J.
Previous School: Red Bank Catholic High School
2016 Spring Stats: 2-1, 19.1 IP, 5.59 ERA, 23 K, 3 SV
2016 Summer Stats (Baltimore Redbirds, Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League): 15.2 IP, 1.14 ERA, 19 K
About Mike: As a freshman in 2014, Rescigno started 24 times with nine starts at third base, eight at DH and seven at first base. He finished the season hitting .241 with a .401 on-base percentage. As a sophomore, Rescigno moved from the corners of the infield to the pitcher’s mound, making six appearances and holding a 2.25 ERA. As a junior, Rescigno appeared out of the bullpen 23 times and earned his first career save against Bryant University with a spotless ninth inning. Rescigno carried his success into the Cal Ripken league this summer, where he was named the league’s top prospect by Baseball America and Perfect Game. Rescigno was drafted in the 25th round by the San Fransisco Giants in the 2016 Draft, but elected to return to Maryland for his senior season.