Baycats Lefty Graces IBL Player Of The Month

Photo: Brian Backland/IBL Twitter.

CAMBRIDGE, ON – The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) today announced that Barrie Baycats starting pitcher Frank Graces has been named the IBL’s Player of the Month for June presented by Rawlings.

Graces was perfect for the Baycats in the Month of June going 4-0 without a run against. With 90 batters faced, Garces recorded 32 strikeouts and only walked one batter.

Over 25 at bats, Frank only gave up 13 hits and holds a perfect 0.00 ERA.

A native of San Cristobal, Dominican Republic, this is Farces’ first season in the IBL after spending the 2014 and 2015 seasons with the San Diego Padres system. He also pitched for two years with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

About the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL)

The Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) is the top-level baseball league in Ontario, boasting ex-major league professional and elite NCAA college baseball players. The 2018 season will mark the IBL’s 100th season. The IBL is the fifth longest continually operated baseball league in the world and serves as a valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff. More than 40 IBL players have advanced to Major League Baseball or returned to the IBL following their MLB careers. The league is comprised of teams from Barrie, Brantford, Kitchener, London, Toronto, Guelph, Burlington and Hamilton. For more information, visit

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