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Alex Trezza To Manage Worcester’s New Futures League Baseball Team

Thursday, November 07, 2013

 

Worcester Baseball has announced that former Worcester Tornado, Alex Trezza, will be the Manager of Worcester’s inaugural Futures League team that will take the field next June at Holy Cross’s Fitton Field.

Trezza is the current Assistant Coach and recruiting coordinator of the Division I Sacred Heart University baseball team. Prior to that, he spent two seasons as an Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator at the University of New Haven, where he helped lead the team to its first-ever Northeast-10 Championship in 2013. Trezza also spent one season as an Assistant Coach at Adelphi University, as well as a year at Anna Maria College.

“Not only is Alex a great leader, but he’s also a guy who can share some different perspectives with our players,” said General Manager Dave Peterson.

Fans will recognize Trezza from his five seasons as a player with the Worcester Tornadoes of the Can-Am League. From 2008-2012, Trezza hit .267 with 55 home runs as the team's catcher, and was a clubhouse leader on the 2009 squad that reached the League Championship Series. Trezza was drafted out of college by the Detroit Tigers in 2001, playing four years in the organization.

“Not only is Alex a great leader, but he’s also a guy who can share some different perspectives with our players,” said General Manager Dave Peterson.

“I am excited about the return of baseball to the city of Worcester and I am extremely happy to be part of it,” said Trezza. “I loved my time spent here while I was a player and I look forward to returning as the manager. The fans of Worcester deserve to have baseball during the summer, and the Creedon family has made that possible again. I’d like to thank the Creedon family and Dave Peterson for this opportunity and I look forward to delivering on-field success in a family-friendly atmosphere.”

Trezza will retain his coaching position at Sacred Heart University while he’s managing Worcester Futures League franchise next summer. He expects to work with the General Manager and round out the coaching staff in the next two weeks. The ballclub’s name and logo will be unveiled in early December. 

 

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