Starting Pitcher / Utility Player Seeking Team Overseas in 2020/21
Name: Layne Gusler
Weight: 220 lbs/100kg
DOB: May 9, 1995
Date Available: July 5, 2020Will Pay Flight
Positions: SS, SP, RF
Positions (alt): 1B, 3B, RP, CF, LF
College: Madonna University
Bread to be a leader on the diamond, love helping others understand the game and situations, high baseball IQ. Will take reps everywhere to stay athletic. Played D1, D2, NAIA, JUCO college baseball and 2 years of Independent Baseball 17’, 19’
Above-average eye at the plate, power + contact, heavy pull with solid power the other way.
Pitching velocity 88-92 Mph 2-Seam + 4-Seam, Curveball, Slider, Circle Change.
- 2013 Earned All-Downriver, All-News-Herald Dream Team, and all-region as a shortstop and pitcher out of high school.
- 2015 Earned All-Region XII First Team & All MCCAA 1st Team at Henry Ford Community College.
- 2019 Pecos League All-Star.
- “Layne Gusler Announces Commitment to Play Baseball at Georgia Southwestern State University”
- Layne Gusler: Georgia Southwestern Bio
- Use overseas as a stepping stone into professional ball in the U.S.
- Experience new cultures and meet new people
- Use my knowledge and experience to help grow the game globally
- Stay active during the offseason in a winter league
Playing Preferences: Europe (Summer), Canada (Summer), Asia (Summer), Australia (Winter), New Zealand (Winter), Latin America (Winter)
Living preferences: Living on my own, Living with teammates with my own private bedroom, Living with teammates in a shared bedroom, Living with a host family
Return home: I can stay as long as it takes to complete a season
Prior engagements: No
Recent injuries/illnesses: No
Traveling with a companion: No