BATON ROUGE, La. – Today the Baton Rouge Rougarou announced the signings of left-handed pitcher Gage
Bihm and right-handed pitcher Nico Gomez to their 2021 roster.
Bihm, a native of Washington, La. who attended Opelousas Catholic School, is a freshman at Hinds Community
College in Raymond, Miss. The 6’4” lefty has appeared in seven games (two starts) this season with the Eagles
and is 0-2 with a 5.40 ERA. In 10 innings of work, he has given up only 6 hits while striking out 13, an 11.70
K’s per 9-innings, and opponents are hitting just .182 against him. Prior to his senior season in high school,
Bihm was a 2020 Perfect Game Pre-Season All-American where they had him ranked as the 37 th overall
prospect in Louisiana and the 3 rd best left-handed pitcher, while Prep Baseball Report had him ranked 14 th and
2 nd respectively.
Gomez joins the Rougarou from Hawai’i Pacific University (Honolulu, Hawai’i), a NCAA Division II program
in the Pacific West (PacWest) Conference. Currently this season with the HPU Sharks, the right-hander has
appeared in five games (three starts), going 1-1 with a 4.74 ERA and 13 punchouts in 19 total innings. Gomez
has yielded just 14 hits and opponents are hitting only .226 against him. The Stockton, Calif. native attended
Saint Mary’s High School, and in his pandemic shortened senior season he went 1-0 with a 1.17 ERA. In that
lone appearance, he went 6 innings giving up one run on three hits with 10 K’s.
The Baton Rouge Rougarou open the 2021 season on June 1 with a 4-game roadtrip to Texas to face both the
Amarillo Sod Squad and Brazos Valley Bombers in 2-game sets. The Rougarou home opener will be Saturday,
June 5 at Pete Goldsby Field versus the Victoria Generals. Please check back at the team’s official website
www.brrougarou.com for any other off-season news as it develops. For information on tickets, promotions,
advertising, and other opportunities with the Rougarou, check out the team’s website as well, or call the
Rougarou offices at (225) 338-4FUN (4386).
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