Fourth Southeastern Baseball Player Signs MLB Contract
LAKELAND, Fla. – Another member of the Southeastern University baseball team is continuing his playing career with Major League Baseball. Senior right-handed pitcher Jared Crescentini has signed a deal as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Marlins.
Crescentini was 6-1 on the year with a 3.18 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 56.2 innings of work this year. After moving from the starting rotation to the back end of the bullpen mid-season, the Wesley Chapel native earned six saves.
Crescentini’s brother Marcus is currently the closer for the Marlin’s class Double-A affiliate, the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp.
This marks the fourth member of the 2018 Fire baseball team to sign a professional MLB contract.