The key number for Cam Nolet was 15.
The junior lefty for St. Mary’s High School in Annapolis struck out an eye-popping 15 batters in a 3-0 win against St. Paul’s last week.
And that tremendous outing – coupled with a whole lot of support from the St. Mary’s Saints community – helped Nolet win BaltimoreBaseball.com’s “Ballplayer of the Week” honors for the second week of the 2017 season.
Nolet received 67 percent –or more than 17,600 votes — of the 26,000-plus that were cast this week.
He bested Century’s Adam Rolfes, who had a big week at the plate and on the mound, and ended up with 31 percent of the vote. Coming in third with 2 percent was Chesapeake Anne Arundel’s Joe Seidler, a junior infielder who is the first player to be nominated for our weekly award three times (he was in the mix twice as a sophomore in 2016).
We’ll have three new candidates Monday, and that vote will continue until Thursday night. Winners are announced every Friday.
If you’re interested in submitting high school baseball players from the Baltimore area for our consideration, please send the player’s name, key statistics from the previous week and your contact information to [email protected] We welcome suggestions and your feedback.