Jul 23, 2013 | Dan Thompson | 278 views
Peragine Headed To Cape Cod All Star Game
Former Terriers standout Cole Peragine has been named to the 2013 Friendly's Cape League All-Star Game, to be held Saturday, July 27 at Red Wilson Field in Yarmouth, Mass., home to the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox, at 4:30 p.m. The All-Star Game will be nationally televised on Fox College Sports.
Peragine, who just completed his Sophomore season at Stony Brook University is hitting .328 in 23 games for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox, good for third on the team.
He has collected 19 hits including three doubles and seven RBI. At Stony Brook, Peragine is a two-year starter at shortstop and is a career .296 hitter with 25 extra-base hits, 58 RBI and 70 runs scored. He was a 2012 freshman All-American, 2012 America East Rookie of the Year and participated in the 2012 College World Series with the Seawolves. In 2013, he finished second on the team in runs scored with 28.
The Cape Cod League is recognized as the best amateur summer league in the country by college coaches and professional baseball scouts. Players from across the USA and representing all college divisions are recruited to play in the 10 team loop.
With more than 1,000 alumni playing at all levels of professional baseball, a record total 236 former Cape Leaguers are on major league rosters, including Red Sox CF Jacoby Ellsbury, Cy Young Award winners Tim Lincecum and Barry Zito, NL MVP Buster Posey, Yankees 1B Mark Texeira, former closer Billy Wagner and current Yankees Manager Joe Girardi.