POSTED: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 1:51pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 - 9:06pm
The American Association of Independent Professional Baseball announced today that El Paso Diablos RHP Scott Hodsdon has been named the Rawlings Pitcher of the Month for August. The selection was made by Pointstreak, the official statistician of the American Association.
Hodsdon went 3-0 with a 1.93 ERA in six starts, including three complete games and one shutout. In 46 2/3 innings pitched, he allowed 10 earned runs on 52 hits with 31 strikeouts and only six walks. Hodsdon finished the season with a 5-6 record and a 4.61 ERA.
The resident of Glendora, CA was selected by the Oakland Athletics in the sixth round of the 2007 MLB June Amateur Draft. Hodsdon pitched the past four plus seasons with Oakland before joining the Diablos.
Cohen Stadium will be the host of many exciting events in September, kicking off with the Sun City Music Festival September 3 & 4. Followed by the Candlelighters’ Guns N’ Hoses Baseball Classic September 10. Once again, we will be hosting the International PRCA Rodeo September 15-18. Finishing off the month will be the Kicker El Paso Arenacross by Cycle City Promotions. Don’t miss out and buy your tickets now. For more information call 915-755-2000 or visit diablos.com.