Two Pioneers Named to PGCBL All-American Team
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | Categories:
Kyano Cummings, SP, Elmira
Co-Pitcher of the Year Kyano Cummings is named to the second team after finishing in the top five in all three pitching Triple Crown categories, garnering five wins (tied for third), posting a 1.69 ERA (fourth) and tying the PGCBL strikeout record with 74. The 74 strikeouts were 18 more than the next closest pitcher. Opponents hit just .198 off the southpaw and he posted a 1.07 WHIP. Cummings struck out at least seven batters in every regular season start in which he tossed at least five innings, including two 10-strikeout games.
Christian Santisteban, 1B, Elmira
PGCBL Player of the Year Christian Santisteban has been named an honorable mention All-American. Santisteban led the Elmira Pioneers to their first West Division title as he hit .377 with six home runs and 38 RBIs. The Miami native finished second in the league in batting and tied for second in RBIs, while finishing tied for third with his six home runs. Outside of the Triple Crown categories, Santisteban scored 41 times (third in the league) and led the PGCBL with 58 hits and 43 walks. He also led the league in OPS at 1.123, which was boosted by a .532 on-base percentage that trails only 2014 Player of the Year Josh Gardiner’s mark of .543 as the highest in PGCBL history.