A very good right-handed athlete with good stuff ... Has a huge upside, and will add mid-week depth out of the bullpen ... A strike thrower with three good pitches.
High School: Completed his Waynesboro High School career in style for Coach Jim Critzer, going 8-1 as a pitcher in 2007, while batting .338 at the plate when playing outfield ... Was selected a Virginia High School League all-star for his efforts ... Batted .240 as a junior, but went 9-1 from the mound ... For his career, racked up 17 wins to just two losses, compiled a 2.32 ERA, and struck out 198 batters against only 43 walks ... Team went 45-13 during his career ... Also played golf for four seasons, and power forward on the basketball team for two seasons ... Was a member of the Beta Club and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Personal: Jacob Brandt Peeling ... Born 6/28/89 in Waynesboro, VA ... Son of Mitch Peeling and Karen Kiger ... Enrolled in university studies.