The Peninsula Oilers recently announced the signings of a pair of players from Duke University.
Will Currier, a right-handed pitcher from Dripping Springs, Texas, and infielder Ryan McCurdy will be joining the team for the upcoming Alaska Baseball League season.
As a freshman this year, the 6-foot-4 Currier appeared in 17 games for the Blue Devils and compiled a 4-0 record with a 3.51 ERA in 41 innings of work. Currier is studying political science.
McCurdy, of Tampa, Fla., started 39 games as a true freshman in 2006 and hit .260 with 38 hits, 21 RBIs and was 5-for-8 in stolen bases.
Oilers Corner is provided by Shawn Maltby, the general manager of the Alaska Baseball League team.
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