Heidenreich Talks About His Gem
Winston-Salem blanked Salem 8-0 Monday night thanks to Matt Heidenreich’s complete game. Heidenreich faced two more than the minimum while scattering four hits.
Heidenreich is tied for the league lead with two complete games, but he has an eight-inning complete game and tonight’s nine-inning gem. All but one other Carolina League complete game–Potomac’s Matt Swynenberg’s nine-inning effort April 29 against Myrtle Beach–have been seven innings or less. In other words, this was a big deal.
We caught up with Heidenreich immediately after his 98-pitch masterpiece. Here are his thoughts: