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Sidewinder Jackson Kelley. (Shotgun Spratling)


‘Ice Cold’: Mercer Sidewinder Jackson Kelley Can’t Be Fazed


SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. — Jackson Kelley had quietly but quickly exited the dugout and headed for Mercer’s team bus. Had he even broken a sweat in his 2.2 innings? Does the mustachioed sidearm reliever ever when he’s on the mound?

When a media request was made for Kelley, someone in the dugout chimed in, “Just go on the bus and ask for ‘That Stud Mother****er.’ ” The coaches apologized for the crass remark. But is it actually crass, when it’s true?

Kelley has been that dude this season. He showcased his repertoire and moxie once again Friday afternoon in a[…]