MIAMI — It only took Colby Suggs seven games to get a promotion.
Suggs, former standout pitcher for the Sulphur Springs Wildcats and Arkansas Razorbacks, was recently promoted from Batavia (New York) a Class A short season team in the NY-Penn League to the advanced Class A Jupiter Hammerheads.
Suggs, 21, was a second round pick (73rd overall) in the spring MLB amateur draft by the Miami Marlins.
Suggs, a 6-foot, right-handerfireballing relief pitcher, was very successful for the Muckdogs in New York.
The former Wildcat was 1-0 with three saves in action out of the bullpen. He had one win, a decision over Jamestown. Suggs also had three saves with 11 strikeouts in 8 innings pitched. He posted a 1.13 earned run average. Opposing hitters were batting .200 against him.
Suggs will now be playing in the Florida State League for the Hammerheads. Jupiter is a suburb north of Miami.
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