Date of Birth: 02/02/1993
Height: 6' 5" Weight: 205 lbs
Resides: Nashua, NH
Root enters his first season with the Somerset Patriots and his second in the Atlantic League. The righty made six starts for the Lancaster Barnstormers in 2016, earning one win with 12 strikeouts in 27.2 innings of work.
Before making his way to the Atlantic League, Root made his first professional appearances in a start with the Quebec Capitales of the Can-Am League last May. The right-hander struck out five in five innings on the mound in his only game with Quebec.
Root played collegiately at Bentley University through 2016. In his senior season, the Nashua, New Hampshire native made 10 starts for the Falcons and carried a 3.98 ERA with 47 strikeouts over 52 innings.
|44||Fox Beyer||First Base Coach|
|11||Cory Domel||Pitching Coach|
|6||Glen Barker||Third Base Coach|