PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Zach Kronick (Schenectady, N.Y./Guilderland) and Marty Windisch (Manchester, Md./Manchester Valley), who graduated in May and former members of the McDaniel baseball team, are playing in the California Winter League.
The California Winter League (CWL) is the premier instructional league in the nation and provides players with the opportunity to be trained by former Major League Baseball players and current professional league coaches and managers. The 2017 CWL season runs from Jan. 19-Feb. 12.
Kronick is pitching for the New York Colonials. Windisch is playing the infield and pitching for the Palm Springs Power.
Kronick, a pitcher, was the 2016 Centennial Conference (CC) Pitcher of the Year and first-team all-region selection. Kronick went 17-6 in 42 career appearances for the Green Terror. He started 30 games with four complete games. He ranks fourth all-time with 209 career strikeouts in 200 innings that included a program-record 98 as a season. He also had four saves and posted a career 3.24 earned-run average.
Windish, a pitcher and third baseman, was the 2016 CC Player of the Year, a first-team all-region player and second-team All-American. As a hitter, Windisch was a career .401 hitter with a program-record 210 hits. He also holds the program record for RBIs with 130 and ranks second all-time with 134 runs scored, 31 doubles and 13 triples. As a pitcher, he went 14-9 in 33 career games. He struck out 122 in 162 2/3 innings. He posted a 2.99 ERA.
More information on the CWL, including the league schedule and statistics, can be found at http://californiawinterleague.com.