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Pries throws a no-hitter in the Cape Cod League

Mooneyham in Durham for the USA baseball tryouts

Stanford right-hander Jordan Pries threw a no-hitter for Yarmouth-Dennis last Wednesday while pitching in the prestigious Cape Cod League.

The Cardinal junior had a perfect game through the first six innings and finished with four strikeouts, three walks and a summer ERA of 1.23.

Pries (2-0) needed 107 pitches, 66 for strikes, to complete the nine-inning contest in just over two hours. He faced two hitters over the minimum.

After Yarmouth-Dennis had a 2-0 lead when Pries walked the first two batters of the seventh, before getting a ground out, strikeout and pop up to end the threat.

After a perfect eighth, Pries walked the leadoff batter in the ninth, only to start a 1-6-3 double play ball. The game ended on a flu out.

Stanford left-hander Brett Mooneyham, currently trying out with Team USA, has 19 strikeouts over 17 innings for the Red Sox. He's in Durham for the USA trials.

Other Stanford baseball player notes:

Jake Stewart is batting .304 for the Alaska Goldpanners . . . Stephen Piscotty entered the weekend batting .398 for the Peninsula Oilers . . . Menlo School grad Kenny Diekroeger leads the New England Collegiate Baseball League, playing for Newport, with a .382 average, while teammate Mark Appel has a 3-0 record and 2.12 ERA as a starter . . . Christian Griffiths is hitting .319 for New Bedford, also in the NECBL . . . Eric Smith is hitting .579 in six games for Torrington . . . Danny Sandbrink has struck out 28 in 26 innings for Wildwood in the St. Louis Collegiate League . . . A.J. Talt (2.08 ERA) and Garrett Hughes (2.00) are pitching well for Southampton.

— Stanford Athletics

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