Wrentham's Palioca Off to 2-0 Start in New England Futures Baseball League
Wrentham's Alex Palioca is unbeaten on the mound in the New England Futures Collegiate Baseball League.
Wrentham's Alex Palioca got his second win of the season for the Torrington Titans in an 8-0 win over the Brockton Rox in New England Futures Collegiate Baseball League action in Connecticut.
With the 6'2'', 180-pounder improved to 2-0 for the Titans. In 11 innings of work, he struck out 15 batters, only walking five and allowing four hits.
Against the Rox, Palioca went 5.1 shutout innings, giving up just two hits, striking out nine and walking just three batters.
Palioca helped Wheaton College to the Division 3 World Series, where they finished as the runner-ups to Marietta College in Wisconsin, losing 7-2 in the title game with the Wrentham right hander on the board.
He finished his sophomore season with a 9-1 record, working 78.2 innings as Wheaton went 44-11. Palioca had a 1.88 earned run average with 44 strikeouts and only 19 walks. He allowed 69 hits and 16 earned runs.