Returning for the Crushers this 2017 season is starter, Steve Hagen. Originally from Brecksville, Ohio, Hagen joined the Crushers late in 2015 and earned a spot in the rotation during the 2016 season. The starting pitcher for the 2016 All-Star East Team earned an ERA of 3.48 with 91 strikeouts in 26 regular season games.
Hagen played for the College of Wooster while he received a degree in mathematics and business economics. Prior to joining the Crushers, Hagen played 3 games for the Southern Illinois Miners of the Frontier League in 2014. He also serves as the pitching coach for the local university, Baldwin Wallace.
Catch Steve and the rest of the Crushers as they battle for another Frontier League Championship this summer! Head to www.LakeErieCrushers.com for game and ticket information. Groups are now booking and will go fast! Individual tickets go on sale in March.