BURLINGTON, VT — Seven members of the 2022 Futures League regular-season champion Vermont Lake Monsters have been named to the All-FCBL team, including six on the first-team and one second-team selection.
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2022 FCBL Pitcher and Top Pitching Prospect of the Year Sean Matson, Reliever of the Year George Goldstein, Tim Noone and Wyatt Cameron were all among the seven pitchers named first-team All-FCBL.
Matson (Harvard) was 5-2 with a 1.61 ERA, five walks and league-leading 68 strikeouts in 44 ⅔ innings over nine starts. Goldstein (Middlebury) led the FCBL 11 saves in 27 appearances with 45 strikeouts over 32.2 innings.
Noone (Babson) was 5-0 with a 2.87 ERA, finishing with nine walks and 61 strikeouts over 51.1 innings in 10 starts. Cameron (NE College) was 5-2 with two saves, a 2.95 ERA and 49 strikeouts in 36 ⅔ innings.
Also named to All-FCBL first-team were outfielder Jimmy Evans and shortstop Cooper Kelly, while outfielder Jackson Kline was named to the second-team.
Evans (Tufts) had a league-best .453 on-base percentage, while finishing with a .325 average, 31 runs scored, 11 doubles, three homers and league-leading 49 RBI in 47 games played.
Kelly (Kansas) hit .284 with 27 runs, four doubles, three triples, two homers and 23 RBI in 49 games for the Lake Monsters, while Kline (Kansas) .301 with 41 runs (2nd in league), five doubles and 17 RBI in 44 games.
Vermont and Nashua tied for the league-lead with seven players among the 39 total players named either first or second-team All FCBL. The six Lake Monsters were the most players selected to the first-team (Pittsfield had four), while the seven Vermonters overall were four more than the three All-FCBL Lake Monsters in 2021.