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Tusculum’s Placido Torres lighting up DII baseball

Wayne Cavadi | NCAA.com
 Last Updated – Apr 22, 2016 09:06 EDT

The Tusculum Pioneers are no strangers to winning. They have reeled off at least 30 wins in each of the past 13 seasons. This year would be no different, as they sit at 32-12 right atop the South Atlantic Conference with Catawba. They have gotten there this season behind solid pitching.

Tusculum’s staff finds themselves atop the national leaderboard in quite a few categories. The Pioneers rotation has them in the Top 5 in all of DII in WHIP, ERA, strikeout per nine and shutouts. Junior Ethan Carpenter has made great strides from last season, as has junior lefty Zach Slagle. Despite strong seasons, neither have displayed the utter dominance that senior left-hander Placido Torres has.

Keep reading on the unreal season Torres is having.

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