02/29/2016 4:06 PM
The 2016 college baseball season is under way, and that means that Sweets baseball isn't far off. It's time to check in with our 2016 incoming Sweets with this weeks 10 Things to Know.
1. Patrick Chung, from Gonzaga, is leading all Gonzaga hitters with a .448 average having played for the 'Zags in all 8 games of the season. http://www.gozags.com/sports/m-basebl/stats/2015-2016/teamcume.html
2. True freshman catcher Willie MacIver has already started three of the Huskies first seven games behind the plate, and is second on the team with a .545 on-base percentage. http://www.gohuskies.com/ViewContent.dbml?CONTENT_ID=1669567&DB_OEM_ID=30200#TEAM.MLB
3. The Long Beach State Dirtbags (with future Sweets Alex Muzzi, Jarren Duran, and Chris Fife) are off to a great start on the field this season. The team has committed just one error in seven games. Durran, the Dirtbags starting second baseman has not committed any errors over his seven starts and is hitting .308 at the plate. http://www.longbeachstate.com/sports/m-basebl/stats/2015-2016/teamcume.html
4. Hayden Duer, had another impressive week at the plate for Cal State Monteray Bay, and is currently averaging 1 home run for every 13 at-bats. http://www.otterathletics.com/cumestats.aspx?path=baseball&year=2016&
5. Also continuing his domination at the plate is CSMB infielder Myles Hager who is hitting .356 with three doubles, six home runs, and 18 RBI while slugging .712. http://www.otterathletics.com/cumestats.aspx?path=baseball&year=2016&
6. Incoming Sweets pitcher, Kyle Narahara is leading the Cal State Monteray Bay Otters, with a 2-0 record, and 0.00 ERA over 8 innings. http://www.otterathletics.com/cumestats.aspx?path=baseball&year=2016&
7. Emory pitcher Jackson Weeg continued his dominance at the DIII level, improving to 3-0 with a 0.87 ERA. http://www.emoryathletics.com/sports/bsb/2015-16/files/teamcume.htm
8. Pitcher A.J. Carkner, incoming Sweet and former WWCC Warrior, is 2-0 with a 2.84 ERA for the University of Pikeville Bears. http://upikebears.com/cumestats.aspx?path=baseball&
9. 2015 Sweet Alex McKenna, a true freshman at Cal Poly, has started all 8 games for the Mustangs this season and is hitting .360 with a triple and two home runs. http://www.gopoly.com/sports/bsb/2015-16/files/Overall.pdf
10. As spring training gets under way, there will be exciting news for former Sweets Jonathan Harris ('13), Matt Hall ('13), Jay Flaa ('14), Cody Poteet ('13), Danny Zandona ('13), and Bret Helton ('13) as they report to Spring Training for the first time.