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Former Suffolk pitcher signs with Brockton Rox

Former Suffolk University pitcher Reid Jackson recently signed a contract with the Brockton Rox of the Can-Am Independent League for the 2011 campaign. Jackson graduated from Suffolk in 2009 in which he helped lead the Rams to their fourth NCAA Regional Tournament appearance during that spring.

Jackson had a tremendous career at Suffolk. He had an 18-11 record with a 3.62 career earned run average, and started 35 total games for the Rams.

During his senior season Jackson was 6-4 with a 3.36 ERA as the Rams completed the year with a 30-11 record. During his sophomore season Jackson was 7-2 on the hill with a 2.46 ERA

In 45 career appearances the Suffolk pitcher logged 218 1/3 innings striking out 173 hitters while only walking 78.

Jackson, who attended high school Arlington Catholic where he played both hockey and baseball, was second team All-Conference selection by the Great Northeast Athletic Conference in 2007 and 2009.

Jackson was a non-roster spring training invitee to the Rox camp in May and made the final cut for the roster. The club opened up their season on May 21st and have gone and impressive 7-1.

Reid has had four appearances for the Rox thus far, and has allowed 3 runs in 3.1 innings pitched. Jackson is playing under former Boston Red Sox player Bill Buckner.

The Brocton Rox play all their home games at Campanelli Stadium, located in Brockston, Ma.  The Rox are a  member of the Canadian-American Association  of Professional Baseball, which is not affilated with the Major League Baseball.

 

 

 

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