Former UMaine pitcher Connolly close to making the big leagues

ORONO, MAINE (WABI) - Former UMaine pitcher Mike Connolly has worked his way through the minors from rookie ball to now AAA in the San Francisco Giants organization. Connolly has a 1.35 E.R.A. in 4 games, including 2 starts, for the Sacramento River Cats. He was taken in the 27th round by the Giants in 2013.