Trope... Papa Trop... Nitro... Nick Tropeano has a new nickname to add to his dossier:: Nick Tropeano, Lancaster JetHawk. Tropeano has been promoted from Lexington to Lancaster to replace starter, R.J. Alaniz, who is currently on the JetHawks' disabled list.
Tropeano, drafted out of Stony Brook in 2011, has pitched a total of 87 1/3 innings for the Legends this season in 15 games(14 starts). He has posted a 2.78 ERA with 77 hits allowed and 97 strikeouts. In five June starts, the right-hander has pitched 28 1/3 innings and compiled a 2.22 ERA. His most recent start for the Legends came on June 24.