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John Stankiewicz Named FSL Pitcher of the Week

April 19, 2022

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – Fort Myers Mighty Mussels’ right-handed pitcher John Stankiewicz has been named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday. Stankiewicz struck out a career-high 11 batters Friday, tossing six scoreless innings against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He allowed only

FORT MYERS, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – Fort Myers Mighty Mussels’ right-handed pitcher John Stankiewicz has been named the Florida State League Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

Stankiewicz struck out a career-high 11 batters Friday, tossing six scoreless innings against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He allowed only three hits and retired the final 14 batters he faced to lead Fort Myers to a 12-0 win.

Stankiewicz was also named the Twins’ Organization Pitcher of the Week by Twins’ Daily.

The New Jersey signed with Minnesota as an undrafted free agent on July 6, 2020. He debuted with Low-A Fort Myers in August of 2021, registering a 2.70 ERA over seven outings before being named the 2022 Opening Night starter. Stankiewicz was the 2019 Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Year while pitching for the Fordham Rams.