SWEDEN – The Swedish baseball club Stockholm BSK has signed Puerto Rican catcher Joel Molina for the 2012 season. Stockholm has won three of the last four national baseball championships.
Molina attended Hudson Valley Community College in New York where he collected 57 hits and banged 20 doubles as a freshman. He transferred to Peru State College in 2007 and claimed All-Conference honors (Honorable Mention) with a .339 batting mark and 15 doubles.
The San Juan native returned to Puerto Rico after a successful collegiate career. Last year, he batted .409 with four doubles and 15 RBIs for the Gurabo Halcones.
Marvin Moore is a freelance writer and former int’l baseball coach. He currently teaches baseball to underpriviliged Filipino boys at the Future Stars Baseball School in Bohol, Philippines.