AMSTERDAM - The Amsterdam Mohawks have added righthanded pitcher Mark Leiter Jr. to their roster to add depth to their bullpen.
Leiter, a junior from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, also played for the Mohawks last summer, where he was a first-team Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League all-star. He went 4-3 over 10 starts for the Mohawks with a 2.67 ERA and a league-leading 74 strikeouts in 54 innings pitched.
Most recently at NJIT, Leiter was second on the team with a 3.56 ERA and posting a 5-7 record. He led the team in strikeouts with 95 in 93 2/3 innings pitched. He pitched three completed games and had one shutout.
Leiter, who hails from Lanoka Harbor, N.J., is the son of former Major League pitcher, Mark Leiter, and the nephew of former Major League pitcher and current YES Network analyst Al Leiter.