Milwaukee wins finale of Snowbird Classic in convincing fashion
Three-game win streak snapped
Tassi earns preseason pitcher of the year honors
Various media outlets highlighting UWM
2013: Went 2-1 with a 4.35 ERA ... made three starts in nine appearances on the year ... limited opponents to a .197 batting average, the lowest on the staff ... struck out 14 batters in 20.2 innings of work ... limited righties to a .192 average (10-for-52) on the year ... did not allow an earned run after April 3 ... started against Northern Illinois April 3, Carroll April 25 and Cardinal Stritch May 2 ... threw five no-hit innings against the Pioneers, striking out a career-high six batters ... picked up a win that day and also against the Wolves May 2, allowing two hits and one run in 7.0 innings, striking out four.
2012: Received medical hardship waiver ... maintained sophomore eligibility ... appeared in two games early in the year, seeing action against East Carolina Feb. 18 and UALR March 9.
2011: Appeared in 10 games in his first season at Milwaukee, making a pair of starts ... threw 21.0 innings, striking out 10 while limiting opponents to a .250 average ... went 0-2 with an ERA of 6.00 ... made UWM debut with 1.1 innings against Illinois State Feb. 26 ... allowed no earned runs in 3.0 innings against #16 Arkansas March 4, allowing just one hit in the appearance ... worked 2.1 scoreless innings of relief against Ohio March 18 ... earned his first career start against Carroll April 12, working 3.2 innings, allowing just one run ... struck out a season-best three in his second start, a 4.0-inning outing against Northern Illinois May 17.
High School: Named Fox River Classic Conference Player of the Year as a senior, going 10-1 with a 1.92 ERA and 79 strikeouts to lead his team to its first league title since 2002 ... selected by the Green Bay Press-Gazette as its baseball player of the year ... first-team all-area ... was also named honorable mention all-league as an infielder, batting .344 with 28 runs scored and 26 runs driven in ... went 5-1 with a 2.95 earned run average as a junior, earning a spot on Showtime Sports' Team Wisconsin ... a multi-sport athlete, was also an all-conference honorable mention selection in hockey.
Personal: Son of Greg and Maria Eastman ... major is finance ... chose UWM because it's close to home and has a good baseball program ... career goal is to play professional baseball ... lists hobbies as fishing and video games ... born Nov. 13, 1991.