Former Bobcat Signs with Schaumburg Boomers
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. – Former Georgia College pitcher Matt LaMothe (2012-13) recently inked a deal with the Schaumburg Boomers of the Independent Frontier League.
The hard-throwing righthander joined the club Aug. 15.
LaMothe was All-Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Second Team as a closer in 2012, following that up by moving to the rotation last year. The senior tossed two complete games in the PBC Tournament to earn Tournament MVP honors.
LaMothe finished the 2013 campaign 9-4 with a 4.23 ERA, adding four saves over his 22 appearances. The versatile righty struck out 100 batters in 117 total innings last season.
He made his first pro appearance Aug. 15 against Rockford, throwing four scoreless innings of relief and fanning a pair.
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