JP Stevenson is heading to Germany.
Stevenson, the native of New Glasgow, finished up his NCAA Division I career in 2018 winning the MAAC Conference Pitcher of the Year Award, leading Canisius College to a MAAC Conference championships (statistics: https://d1baseball.com/player/R799gnkh/j.p.-stevenson/). With his performance, he was named – for the second year-in-a-row – to the all-Canadian first-team as a lefthanded pitcher.
After a short stint during the summer with Les Capitales du Quebec in the Can-Am League, Stevenson has signed with the Dohren Wild Farmers. The Wild Farmers are based out of the village of Dohren, in northern Germany, and play in the Germany First-Division Baseball Bundesliga, North Division. The 28-game season will begin in early April and go until late August.
For more information on JP’s new journey in professional baseball in Europe, check out this article from the Guardian: https://www.theguardian.pe.ca/sports/time-traveller-new-glasgow-peis-jp-stevenson-looks-to-the-future-for-his-baseball-career-289290/.
Baseball PEI wishes JP the best of luck in his new venture in professional baseball!
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