Adler and Ramirez Earn All-Alaska Baseball League Honors|
Aug. 8, 2013
LOS ANGELES - Rising sophomores Sean Adler and AJ Ramirez both earned All-Alaska Baseball League second team honors after having stellar summers for the Anchorage Glacier Pilots and the Peninsula Oilers, respectively.
Adler (Northridge, Calif./Sierra Canyon HS) appeared in 11 games for the Glacier Pilots, making four starts. The lefty tallied 27 strikeouts and only nine walks in 31 complete innings, collecting one save and a 1-2 record. He finished with a 2.90 ERA. The Glacier Pilots finished with a record of 17-18.
Ramirez (Bakersfield, Calif./Bakersfield Christian HS) finished third on the Oilers with a batting average of .282. He tallied 11 RBI, hammered one home run and drew 10 walks. His six doubles were tied for second-most on the team, while his two triples tied him for the team lead. The outfielder was also selected and competed in the ABL All-Star Game. The Oilers finished with a record of 18-17.
After gaining extensive experience as true freshmen in 2013, both Adler and Ramirez will be key pieces for the Trojans in 2014. Adler made 19 appearances, including making one start on the hill, tallying 19 strikeouts in 18.1 innings of work. Ramirez appeared in 34 games, making 29 starts mostly at designated hitter or first base. He drove in eight runs while batting .250 with one home run.