Savannah pitcher Marcos Camarena is quickly becoming one of the most dependable weapons in the Sand…
Nieves Needs To Pick Up His Offense
Luis Nieves spent the offseason playing baseball back home in his native Venezuela for the Caribes based out of Puerto La Cruz where he was able to keep himself in baseball mode. Aside from the extra game experience in Venezuela Nieves said he has returned this year a little stronger and believes the extra mass will aid in his hitting. He called the 2012 Spring Training "one of the best of his career" and was happy to have received more chances to on a daily basis. Defensively Nieves is already performing at and above expectations in 2012. The shortstop was named the team's Defensive Player of the Month for April. Nieves has also shown some defensive proficiency in the clutch. "Those are big league hands," Sand Gnats manager Luis Rojas, "He made two game-saving plays in Charleston going to his right and left in the 9th inning." Nieves is a smooth infielder adept at charging...
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