Eric Cerantola

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Eric Cerantola

Hometown: Oakville, Ont.

Bats/Throws: R-R

Height/Weight: 6’ 3” 180 lbs.

Teams: Great Lakes Canadians/Canadian Junior National Team/Toronto Blue Jays Scout Team

Coaches: Brock Kjeldgaard, Greg Hamilton and Matt O’Brien.

Former Teams: Ontario DiamondBacks, Oakville A’s.

Former coaches:  Tom Arnold, Shane Davis, DJ Bernard, Tyler Moe, Richard Gamble.

Twitter Handle: @Eric_Cerantola4 

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Committed to: Mississippi State

Rated: 309th on Perfect Game top 500 high schoolers in North America (11/06/2017) ... Ranked top HS pitcher in Canada by Perfect Game ... Part of Perfect Game’s No. 2-ranked recruiting class at Mississippi State behind the Vanderbilt Commodores.

What they are saying: Hit 90 Plus (Aug 1, 2017) when his fastball was clocked at 92 MPH at East Coast Pro Showcase at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa

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Most influential people in his baseball life: GLC pitching co-ordinator Adam Arnold and Greg Hamilton. 

Born: Montreal.

2017 season: Selection camp vs. Australia: Nine walks, nine strikeouts Two walks, 10 whiffs in 7 2/3 innings, 1.17 ERA ... Dominican Summer trip: Allowed four consecutive singles and a bases loaded in the sixth against the Mets ... Gave back-to-back singles, a fly ball and a double in a win over the Mariners ... Worked 7 2/3 innings walking seven and striking out eight in two games ... St. Petersburg spring trip: Pitched five innings, allowing three hits, six walks, while fanning seven, 2.16

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2016: Fall Instructional League at Lake Buena Vista _ Gave up three hits, three runs -- two earned -- in three innings against Braves ... Six walks, four strikeouts in six innings, 6.00 ERA. 

Honours: 2017 _ Perfect Game Preseason Underclass All American Honorable Mention Underclassmen All American Teams. 

Wise man _ Cerantola was an eighth-round draft pick of the Owen Sound Attack in the Ontario Hockey League 2016 draft, but decided to stick with baseball. 


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