the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, Ramapo Senior pitcher Jerry D’Andrea has signed a free agent deal with the Cincinnati Reds.
D’Andrea a Ridgewood native was a four-year member of the Roadrunner team who recently graduated from the College with a degree in Environmental Science. Plans have changed as the 2018 captain will join fellow Roadrunner Cory Heitler with the Reds organization.
During his career at Ramapo, D’Andrea pitched over 188 innings in 50 appearances. He collected a 2.77 career ERA while striking out 176 batters. He collected 13 wins and pitched four complete games facing 822 batters. His name appears numerous times on the all-time records list as he is in the top ten for strikeouts in a season, career strikeouts, innings pitched in a season, and career appearances. He sits at #1 on the all-time list for career saves with ten.
He was awarded NJAC 1st Team All-Conference, D3baseball.com All-Region 2nd Team, and ABCA/Rawlings All-Region 2nd Team during his career and managed a 3.0 GPA .