It turns out that it’s not just our town’s Little Leaguers that are making baseball news. A Southborough teen helped “throw” the first pitch at a Worcester Bravehearts game recently. But he didn’t do it as an athlete. (I’m not sure he was even on the mound.)
Southborough’s Matt Ledger, along with three fellow Assabet students – Mathew and Jacob Marinelli and Jamieson Dunne – controlled a robot they built for pitching.
Mentors Randy Lennox and Marcus Fletcher worked with the students to build a robot that can pitch a baseball from the mound to home plate. . .
The pitch was perfect, the catcher didn’t even have to move!