Jackfish Sign Mueller for 2023

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WELLAND - The Welland Jackfish are thrilled to announce the signing of right-handed pitcher Mike Mueller for the 2023 season.

Mike returns to the IBL following an outstanding 2021 season with the Brantford Red Sox. Mike posted a 2.88 ERA over 25 total innings pitched in eight regular-season appearances, striking out 22 and recording a 2-1 record.

"Mike provides the Jackfish depth on pitching by being versatile," said Jackfish General Manager, Jason McKay. "An ability to come in under any circumstance needed, be my long or short relief to high leverage holds, he will balance out our staff an is a great addition."

Before joining the IBL in 2019, Mike suited up for Arkansas Tech University over two seasons.

The Welland Jackfish are a member of Canada’s top baseball league, the Intercounty Baseball League. The 100-year old summer league is one of the oldest baseball leagues in the world, with the league established in 1919, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. For more information, visit www.wellandjackfish.com or follow the Jackfish on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter at @wellandjackfish.