Wild Things sign 2

  • December 11, 2012

The Wild Things announced Tuesday the signing of two position players, outfielder Matt Fleischman and shortstop Mike August. Fleischman has one year of pro experience and August is a rookie.

Fleischman played in 17 games last summer for the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League. He batted .238 in 42 at-bats. Fleischman played at Villanova University, where he had a .312 career batting average and 13 home runs. As a senior, Fleischman was named All-Big East.

August played junior college baseball and then one season at Millersville University, where he finish fifth in the PSAC in batting (.379) and second in both runs (50) and hits (75) and fourth in RBI (44). He also stole 14 bases in 15 attempts. He was named to the All-PSAC East and All-Atlantic Region first teams.


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