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Jason Buursma: Lowdown on Top of the Mound

Jason Buursma: Lowdown on Top of the Mound

With the New York–Penn League playoffs now underway, Dustin Mattison recently was able to talk with Batavia Muckdogs reliever Jason Buursma.

During the 25th round of the 2008 MLB First-Year Player Draft, the St. Louis Cardinals selected pitcher Jason Buursma.    A two-way star at Bucknell University, Buursma experienced record-breaking years at the plate and on the mound.  His nine wins pitching broke the program's mark while he posted a 2.58 ERA.  In 83.2 innings, Buursma struck out 78 and walked only 10.  He was recognized as...

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