#22 Shawn Gilblair, P/Pitching Coach


Position: P/Pitching Coach
Date of Birth: 06/22/1987
Height: 6' 1"   Weight: 210 lbs
Bats: R
Throws: L
Resides: Windham, CT
Birth Place: Willimantic, CT
Previous Team: NEW BRITAIN - 2016
Highest Level: IND

Shawn Gilblair begins his second season with New Britain after re-signing with the Bees on March 20, 2017. Last season, he led the team with 21 saves in 46 games, totaling 57 strikeouts in 53 innings pitched. He had the lowest ERA on the Bees pitching staff at 1.86. He also represented the Bees in the 2016 Atlantic League All-Star Game.
Gilblair will also serve as the team’s pitching coach for the 2017 season. He has served as an assistant coach at Eastern Connecticut State University, and is currently the pitching coach for the Montclair State Red Hawks baseball team.
Prior to his tenure with New Britain, he spent the first five seasons of his professional career with the Worcester Tornadoes in the Canadian-American League, the Southern Illinois Miners in the Frontier League, and the Rockland Boulders in the Canadian-American League. In 215 career games, Gilblair has tallied 387 strikeouts and 26 wins across 423 2/3 total innings.
The 29 year old Gilblair hails from Windham, CT, and is a graduate of Eastern Connecticut State University.
2017 Roster »
3 James Skelton C
19 Nick Murphy C
2 Jake McGuiggan IF
5 Michael Baca IF
8 Yusuke Kajimoto IF
9 Tsuyoshi Fujiwara IF
33 Jon Griffin 1B
35 Jovan Rosa 3B
6 Jamar Walton OF
10 Michael Crouse OF
28 Conor Bierfeldt OF
4 Brandon League P
12 Greg Nappo P
13 Nate Roe P
15 Brandon Shimo P
18 Kyle Simon P
20 Brandon Fry P
21 Mike Hepple P
23 Nick Greenwood P
25 Casey Coleman P
30 Brian Dupra P
32 Jonathan Pettibone P
16 Stan Cliburn Manager
24 Craig Maddox DH/Hitting Coach
22 Shawn Gilblair P/Pitching Coach
11 Daisuke Yoshida First Base/Bench Coach
7 Ivan Villaescusa C
40 Mike Lee P

Full roster...