Knoth named Suffolk’s outstanding player again

Pat-Med player has MLB draft possibility


Pat-Med pitcher Josh Knoth received the Carl Yastrzemski Award from the Suffolk County Baseball Coaches Association at the group’s banquet on June 12.

It’s the second consecutive year that Knoth, a senior, has won the award for outstanding baseball player in Suffolk County.

The last Pat-Med player to win the award was Marcus Stroman, in 2008. Stroman pitched for the New York Mets and is now a pitcher for the Chicago Cubs.

Knoth could be headed to the major leagues, too. He has committed to play college baseball at Ole Miss and is considered a possible first-round pick in the Major League Baseball draft, which starts July 9.

He went 7-0 with a 0.17 earned run average in eight starts this season, yielding only five hits and one run. He struck out 109 batters in 41.2 innings.

Knoth compiled a 17-3 record and a remarkable 0.90 earned run average during his career at Pat-Med. He tossed two perfect games in his career, including one this season.


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