Prospect Watch-West Michigan
Jon Connolly of the West Michigan Whitecaps improved to 8-0 on the year by pitching 8 2/3 innings of shut-out ball. He walked one and had 5 strikeouts. The effort dropped his ERA to 0.75. On the year he has 29 K’s and 17 BB’s in 59 IP. Connolly was a 28th round draft choice in the 2001 draft. The soft throwing left hander is 19 years old.