All instructors at Extra Innings Warwick come with an extensive baseball or softball background. Whether they are former or current professional players, college all-stars, or high school or college coaches, Extra Innings Warwick offers serious professional instruction!
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Zack Zuercher - Pilgrim HS ('02) - University of Rhode Island ('05) - St. Louis Cardinals (9th round, 2005)
Zack starred at Pilgrim during his high school days, earning the Division I-South Player of the Year award in 2002 and leading the Patriots to the state title series at McCoy Stadium. He started his college career at the University of North Carolina before transferring to the University of Rhode Island in 2003 and exploding to stardom, setting program records for victories, strikeouts and innings pitched while leading the Rams to the NCAA Tournament in 2004. Zack was drafted in the 9th round by the St. Louis Cardinals organization following his junior season and finished up the 2008 season with their Double-A affiliate in Springfield, MO. Zack spent the 2009 season with the Worcester Tornadoes of the Can-Am League. Zack will be available for 1-on-1 or group pitching lessons and will be an instructor at Extra Innings pitching clinics. Call Extra Innings Warwick to book your lesson with Zack today!
Thomas Pannone - Extra Innings Instructor
Thomas Pannone graduated from Bishop Hendricken High School in 2012. While at Hendricken he earned first team all-state his senior year. He was recruited by many division one school programs and elected to commit to the University of Miami. After his senior year at Hendricken he was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 33rd round as an outfielder. He ended up attending the college of Southern Nevada. After an outstanding year there both as a pitcher and outfielder he accepted a scholarship to the University of Arizona. He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians organization as a pitcher in the ninth round of the MLB draft. Thomas will be entering his third season with the Indian organization this upcoming March. He will be available for both pitching and hitting lessons this winter and at Extra Innings.
Jeff Roy - Extra Innings Instructor
Jeff Roy went to Bishop Hendricken high school and earned first team all state in both 09 and 10. He then went on to accept a scholarship to the university of Rhode Island where he started as a freshmen. As a sophomore he was named Atlantic 10 player of the year and earned all American honors. After his junior season he was selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 18th round. Jeff will be available for 1 on 1 hitting lessons, group lessons, private team instruction and winter clinics.
Sean Furney - Extra Innings Instructor
Sean was a Pilgrim Graduate in 2009, as a member of the varsity team for 3 years he was named an all-star all 3 years and two-time All Division Pitcher for the Patriots. After high school Sean took the field for the CCRI Knights for 2 years and was a two-time NJCAA All-Region selection. Sophomore year Furney finished with a 1.32 ERA in 47.2 innings pitched, he finished No.9 nationally on the individual pitching list and as the No.3 strikeout leader with 72 strikeouts and 1.51 k’s per inning. He also joined several CCRI all-time record lists including No.7 single season strikeouts, No.18 in single season ERA, No.11 in career strikeouts, and No.6 in career ERA. Furney then went on to be a two year starter for Jim Foster at the University of Rhode Island where he had a combined 14-4 record and a career 2.25 ERA and was a two-time All Conference selection as well as All New England first team selection. Senior year Furney earned National Pitcher of the Week honors in early April after a combined 0.75 ERA and .167 opposing average over 14 innings against #9 Florida State and #8 Ole Miss. Furney then was named Rawlings National Pitcher of the week when facing the minimum of 27 batters in a complete game one hit shut out vs the University of Dayton. To finish of the year Furney posted a 1.98 ERA and struck out 82 in 99 innings pitched with a record tying 16 strikeouts in one game and went on to win Atlantic 10 pitcher of the year. Furney is now a member of the Arizona Diamondbacks minor league system where he finished rookie ball with a 2.25 ERA and recorded a league leading 64 strikeouts in 52 innings pitched. Sean will be available for 1-on-1 or group pitching lessons and will help with Extra Innings Pitching clinics all off season.
Fallon Scorpio - Extra Innings Instructor
Fallon attended St. Mary Academy Bay View where she was first team all state and all division in both 2009 and 2010. She was named RI Gatorade Player of the Year, NFCA 1st Team All East Region and NFCA 2nd Team All American in 2010. Fallon went on to play two years at the University of Rhode Island and played her third year of softball at Providence College. She currently serves as one of the assistant coaches for Cranston High School West.