Jackfish re-sign closer Deivy Mendez

Welland Jackfish re-sign pitcher Deivy Mendez.

Mendez is a native of San Pedro, Dominican Republic and will be entering his third season with the Jackfish.

The hard throwing righty put together a spotless 2023 season giving up no earned runs in 27 innings pitched with an impressive 47 strikeouts. He collected a total of 10 saves in the regular season. Mendez continued his dominance in the Jackfish championship playoff run by pitching 9 innings with 13 strikeouts.  

Prior to his IBL career, Mendez had stints in various MLB organizations including Tampa Bay, Detroit, San Diego and Oakland.