Humps In The MLB: Returning Home

Campbell Baseball alum Matt Marksberry continues the rounds of the baseball offseason following his recent promotion up to the Atlanta Braves Major League club.

The former Campbell left hander pitcher (2010-13) was 8-2 in 2013 with a 4.90 ERA in 14 appearances with 11 starts in his final season, pitching 68 innings with 73 strikeouts. During his first season with the Braves, Marksberry pitched in 31 games out of the bullpen.

He finished his career ranked among Campbell’s top-10 in career appearances and strikeouts, becoming the first Camel since Gaylord Perry (1983) to pitch in Major League Baseball.

Marksberry, the 25-year-old Cincinnati, OH native was honored before the Cincinnati Cyclones game on Wednesday night, serving as the ECHL affiliate of the Nashville Predators.

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