|Date of Birth||2/4/1993|
Previous Professional Experience-- Lanning comes in to camp as a pitcher after spending last season in the Atlanta Braves organization as an infielder. He was the Braves 25th round pick in the 2015 draft and hit .273 with 16 RBI last year for the Danville Braves of the Appalachian League.
College Experience-- Lanning went 9-2 with a 1.96 ERA in 11 starts for the Holy Cross Saints, an NAIA school in Indiana. He delivered nine complete games and four shutouts, striking out 80 batters in 78.0 innings. In 2014, he posted a 5-6 record with a 3.24 ERA. In 17 games (11 starts) he had five complete games and a shutout. He also saved three games and held opponents to a .246 average.
Personal-- Jake calls Roscoe, IL home during the baseball off-season. His proud parents are Dan & Mary Lanning.