Chet Lemon RHP Almost Spins a Perfect Game

Tournaments : : Story
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Saturday, October 25, 2008

Chet Lemon RHP Almost Spins a Perfect Game
Allan Simpson/David Rawnsley
10/25/2008 11:00:00 AM
 

RHP Robert Benincasa of Chet Lemon’s Juice threw a complete game no-hitter on Saturday morning and only a couple of defensive breakdowns kept him from throwing a Perfect Game in a 5-0 win over South Florida PG Blue.

The 6-0, 175 senior from Armwood HS in Riverview, Florida struck out 16 hitters, a tournament high thus far, without allowing a walk. Three PG Blue hitters reached by error, including one on Benincasa himself, but none advanced beyond first base.

Along with impeccable control, Benincasa pitched steadily in the 84-86 mph range with a sweeping 70-72 mph curveball.

-- DR

Click Here for WWBA Blog

 

Recent Related Articles
16u BCS Day 5 Scout Notes
Shortstop Matthew Corlew continues to show promising defensive tools at a premium position and was one of the players who sto... READ 
17u PG World Series Day 2 Notes
Scouting notes and video are available from the prospect standouts on the second day of the 17u PG World Series in Arizona, i... READ 
16U BCS Playoff Bracket
            ... READ 
Most Viewed Related Articles
16u WWBA Playoff Bracket
The 16u WWBA National Championship Playoff Bracket has been released. Seeds will be updated as soon as they are finalized. READ 
17u WWBA Playoff Bracket
Click here to view the playoff bracket for the 2017 17u WWBA National Championship. READ 
Cooler Policies
Here is a list of the various fields we are using this week and their cooler policy. Please check the list to prepare for you... READ 
 

About Perfect Game :: Contact us :: Terms of Use :: Privacy Policy :: Site Map :: Testimonials
Copyright 1994-2017 by Perfect Game. All rights reserved. No portion of this information may be reprinted or reproduced without the written consent of Perfect Game.