30-second timeout with Eric Brown, Marriotts Ridge baseball pitcher

Marriotts Ridge senior pitcher Eric Brown threw five scoreless innings at Atholton on March 22. It was the first game of the season for the Mustangs, who won the game, 12-2.

Last year, Brown threw a team-high 55 innings, with a 2.32 ERA, 43 strikeouts and 13 walks.

Brown took a 30-second timeout with us after Friday's strong performance to talk about life on and off the diamond.

*Click on answers for multimedia links*

TV show I can't miss

The Mentalist

Best personal sports moment

I got to play down in the junior classic at Bowie Baysox stadium and that was pretty cool.

Favorite pregame warm-up song

I just like to come out there and sit by myself a little bit — I don't talk to a whole lot of people — and just get my head straight.

Hobby I have or had in the past that might surprise people

I play a lot of baseball

Top pro athlete role model

I like Roy Halladay, I'm a big Phillies fan.

Favorite movie


Favorite place to eat

I really like eating steamed crabs, anywhere I can get those.

Sport that I'm bad at

I can't play lacrosse for my life.

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