#3 Starting Pitcher: Humberto “Junior” Delatorre, Aldie

Junior Delatorre USCB 2014Our 3rd best starting pitcher in the 2014 Valley League season is Humberto Delatorre, also known as Junior, from Aldie and South Carolina Beaufort!

Junior had a fantastic season for the Senators, going 3-3, 2.17 (5th best in the league), while allowing 34 hits, 21 walks, and striking out 50 in 49 2/3 innings pitched. He allowed a .192 opponent’s batting average, and had a 1.107 WHIP, 3.8 BB/9, and 9.1 K/9. His best game was a 6 inning scoreless stint against Strasburg, in which he gave up 2 hits, 4 walks, and struck out 14. Yes, you read that correctly- he struck out 14 of the 24 batters he faced.

For the Sand Sharks of South Carolina Beaufort, Junior had a 1.42 ERA in 15 appearances as a freshman in 2012. The next season, in 2013, he went 4-3, 3.71, with 42 strikeouts in 68 innings pitched. Then, 2014, as a junior, he went 6-2, 3.16, with 49 strikeouts in 77 innings pitched.

Hopefully, Junior’s senior year will go even better! Congrats on a great season!


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