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Baseball: Simsbury Success Will Start On Mound

Baseball: Simsbury Success Will Start On Mound

Simsbury coach Dave Masters says one of his goals is "to build a championship program." The Trojans could be in that Class LL conversation in June. After finishing with a 17-6 record and losing to eventual LL champion Amity-Woodbridge in a semifinal last year, Simsbury returns an impressive trio of starting pitchers in left-hander Jordan Whaley (6-3, 1.76 ERA, .177 opposing batting average), righty Jack Patrina (4-1, 1.92 ERA, .174 OBA) and lefty Marty Cayne-Yackel (4-1, 3.22 ERA, .230 OBA). "Jordan's strong and has good velocity on his fastball," Masters said. "He has worked hard on his curve and off-speed pitches. Jack's a smart pitcher who throws...