18.Jun.2013 Oregon State vs Indiana
Game time is tomorrow at 5pm Pacific and will be televised on ESPN and/or ESPN3. Some key Indiana stats: Batting Average: Indiana 23rd OBP: Indiana 29th Slugging %: 17th Runs per game: 14th 9th in ERA at 2.66. Beavs usually have a significant pitching advantage but batting disadvantage. This game, the pitching is neutralized, and [...]
17.Jun.2013 College World Series: Oregon State/Louisville
Busy day, can’t do a write up. Game thread.
Game 1 – 3 p.m. (ESPN 2/3): Mississippi State Bulldogs (48-18) vs. No. 3 Oregon State Beavers (50-11) The rotation for this series is Moore, Boyd, Wetzler. Miss St stats: 38th in batting (OSU 59th) 31st in runs (OSU 59th) 33rd in OBP (OSU 53rd) 76th SLG (OSU 79th) 13th ERA (OSU 2nd) 66th Fielding [...]
Slow week, so let’s get the discussion going. All games on ESPNU. They might show up on ESPN3, too. I haven’t watched any Kansas State, but their offensive numbers are good: 2nd in batting average 9th in OBP 26th in stolen bases 29th in runs Not much power, though, so it appears they manufacture runs. [...]
31.May.2013 NCAA Regional Thread
Folks asked for my take on UCSB. I haven't seen them this year, but I saw them in-person quite a bit last year, and they were mediocre. I don't fear them at all because great pitching will shut down decent hitting. UCSB's pitching is bad (4.01 team ERA), and they don't play well on the [...]