Luis Heredia pitched four shutout innings in his 2012 debut.

Luis Heredia made his much anticipated 2012 debut tonight for the State College Spikes. The assignment to the New York Penn League was an aggressive one. Heredia went up against a lineup that was made up of 19 to 22 year old hitters. Four of the hitters were either 21 or 22 years old. Even the four 19 year olds in the lineup had two years on the right-hander.

Heredia didn't look like a 17 year old tonight. He cruised through the first two innings. In each inning he gave up a leadoff walk, but that was the extent of the damage. He had a perfect third inning. His only hit of the night came with one out in the fourth. He responded with a double play. Heredia needed just 48 pitches to get through four shutout innings. He gave u...

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