Photo by Dave Warner – Jake Barbiere signs with the DiamondDawgs for the 2020 season.

The Mohawk Valley DiamondDawgs announced the 1st player signing for the 2020 season on Saturday.

Jake Barbiere will be coming back to the DiamondDawgs for the 2020 season for his 3rd summer with the Dawgs.

Barbiere is heading into his junior season at Division 1 Rider University where he is an everyday player in the infield.

Last year for the Dawgs, Barbiere started 44 games while hitting .288 in 156 total at-bats. Barbiere only struck out 16 times while leading the team in runs scored and was second on the team with 45 hits.

The team wants everyone to welcome Jake back to the DiamondDawgs for the 2020 season.

The DiamondDawgs are currently signing sponsors and advertisers for the 2020 season. Contact them today to get involved with the “HOTTEST TEAM IN THE MOHAWK VALLEY.”