WEYMOUTH, Mass. – The Futures Collegiate Baseball League recognized its top players from the 2021 season this week, announcing players for its all-FCBL first and second teams.
Local players from the New Britain Bees were picked on the first-team in the form of Jake Hyde and Luke Broadhurst, both cracking the club as infielders.
Hyde finished the season hitting .296 with 32 RBIs and eight extra-base hits, one being a home run. He was a workhorse, playing in 51 games for the Bees this past summer. Broadhurst led the Bees in homers with five, drove in 18 RBIs, and swiped six bags for the Bees. He missed past of the second half due to injury, finishing the season with 26 games played.
On second-team, Ryan Bagdasarian was selected from the Bees as an outfielder.
Bagdasarian’s season ran the length of 46 games, finishing as a regular in the outfield. He led the club in hits (52), drove in 18 runs, and had 17 stolen bases.
Receiving awards from the league was Patrick Harrington of the Vermont Lake Monsters, winning Pitcher of The Year. Ethan Anderson, a Monsters product, won Top Prospect.
Ryan Langford of the Pittsfield Suns won Relief Pitcher of The Year , joining teammate Jackson Appel, winner of the Defensive Player of The Year, as award recipients. Winning top pitching prospect was Dennis Colleran of the Worcester Bravehearts.
The Westfield Starfires’ Cole Bartel was named the league’s Most Valuable Player.