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Southern Arkansas' Carr leads summer league team

Associated Press Modified: September 5, 2012 at 9:17 pm •  Published: September 5, 2012

MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) — Southern Arkansas' Janson Carr and other baseball players had successful summer league seasons.

Carr was named the Valley Baseball League pitcher of the year and was selected to the all-star team. He guided the Winchester Royals to the league championship, where they finished as runner-up. He was 6-2 on the season with a 3.00 ERA and 69 strikeouts in 60 innings, while walking only eight batters.

Teammate James Baune also was a member of the Royals' staff, compiling a 6-1 record and 3.18 ERA, while fanning 43 in 45 1-3 innings.

Carr and Baune will both be juniors at Southern Arkansas this year.

Philip Menou played for the Ohio Valley League champion Hoptown Hoppers. Menou went 6-1 with a 1.46 ERA and struck out 63 in 55 1-3 innings.