The River City Rascals, presented by Signature Medical Group, have announced that right handed pitcher Zach Sterner has retired as a player from professional baseball. Sterner spent a total of 5 years playing at the professional level with both Philadelphia Phillies affiliates and the River City Rascals. Over the course of his career, Zach compiled an impressive 29-8 pitching record. A 2011 Frontier League All-Star, Sterner has been a force in the league over the past 2 seasons.
Rascals' manager Steve Brook comments, "Zach Sterner will be missed in so many ways this summer. He is a sensational player and outstanding individual. I am very fortunate to have had the opportunity to manage Zach over the past 2 seasons. I want to thank him for his leadership both on and off the field as well as his service to this organization and community.
Sterner is currently serving as the pitching coach at Roane State Community College in Tennessee. He and his fiance Brittany are also getting married in the summer of 2012.
Opening Weekend, presented by Signature Medical Group, begins on Friday, May 18th at 7:05 PM against the Rockford RiverHawks. Season and group tickets are available by calling (636) 240-2287. Visit www.rivercityrascals.com
for more information.