Originally written on Summer Ball  |  Last updated 11/18/14
From the Butler BlueSox
Upcoming Bluesox' player Kyle Petty and 2010 pitcher Ben Rawding were named semi-finalists for the Tino Martinez Award, which is awarded to the Most Outstanding Player in Division II Baseball.

Rawding went 9-0 in with a 2.65 ERA with 77 strikeouts for Mercyhurst this season, including a win in the PSAC tournament at Pullman Park. He was named PSAC East Player of the Year. Rawding was the opening day starter for Butler in 2010.

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Petty, who will join the BlueSox this summer, was a two-way player for California University of PA this season. He had a team best .359 average. In 50 games, he had three home runs, 24 RBIs, and was succssful on 14 of 17 stolen base attempts. Petty also made 13 appearances (10 starts) on the mound for the Vulcans and was second on the team in strikeouts with 46.

You can learn more about the Tino Martinez Award here. Finalists for the Award will be announced on May 21.


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