Dones host Milwaukee on Friday, travel to Wright State on Saturday

FORT WAYNE, Ind. The Mastodons are playing their last four Horizon League games of the season this weekend. First, the Dons will host Milwaukee on Friday (May 13) in a double noon at Mastodon Field. Al Dons will then travel to Wright State on Saturday for a double bill against the number one Raiders.

The ‘Dons’ are bidding farewell to the league the following weekend and will play in Akron with the Horizon League closed from the conference roster. This means that this weekend will be the last chance for Mastodons to add to their league record to qualify for the Horizon League.

Friday May 13 | the noon
against Milwaukee (18-25, 7-12 Horizon)
double head | Seven games, followed by a nine-game match
weather: High 85, Low 60 | sunny
Series date: Milwaukee leads 9-6
Live stats: connection

Scouting Panthers: The Milwaukee Dons took on the Horizon League series earlier this season. Mark Connelly has a team-high of 0.311 on the season. Owns 38 hits. He also hits the .434. Riley Fry delivered the best 64.0 innings to the team. He has 70 penalties.

Possible appetizers:
Mastodon:
RHP Rex Steels (3.56 ERA, 1-2), TBD
leopards: LHP Riley Styles (4.92, 4-4), TBD
 


Saturday 14 May | the noon

at Wright State (23-21, 11-5 Horizon)
double head | Seven games, followed by a nine-game match
weather: High 82, Low 63 | rain probability
Series date: Right State leads 7-4
Live stats: connection

Scout Raiders: The Wright State took all three off the Mastodons earlier this season. In a league game, Julian Greenwell had a team best of .369. He is one of five Raiders to reach 0.300 or better in league play. Jay Lewickart has seven runs on the league field. Jake Shirk has 1.18 WHIP and 3.25 ERA in Horizon League competitions.

Possible appetizers:
Mastodon:
to be announced later on
Raiders: to be announced later on
 


Confirmed hands: start shortstop Garrett Pickle He has 48 assists and 33 assists with only one foul in his last 19 games.

More on Bickle: Among the daily short stops in the Horizon League game are: Garrett Pickle He has 111 chances with only four fouls. He also has the best 64 assists in the league and 43 assists.

Jack with the bat: Jack Lang He hit .469 (23-of-49) over the last 13 games with seven multi-stroke games. He is 9 out of 12 over the last three games.

All the way: religious dinar He earned his first full game of his career on Sunday at UIC. He went a distance in the seventh inning contest, allowing him to win the Dons 3-2. He has allowed two runs or fewer in three of his last four starts. Each had six or more roles.

Duns digging the long ball:
Mastodon is second in the league in home races with a score of 44.
44 mastodon races are tied for fifth place in the program’s history of running at home in a single season. The total is the third in the history of the Division One era program.
– Nine different mastodons have their home race this season.
Jack Lang It ranks second in the league in its home competitions with a score of 10. Ben Higgins It is tied for a third with a nine.
Jack Lang 10 home runs tied him for seventh in program history for most home runs in a season.

Standard time: The Mastodons scored three triples in the first game in Milwaukee on April 9, a new school record for three in a single game.

Recognized Kid: Kid Fitzpatrick He was named one of the 10 Midwest Players after a breakout season by www.D1Baseball.com.

In league matches:
Ben Higgins It leads the league in batting (36), batting average (.391), batting percentage (0.696), and OPS (1.173). It is second in base percentage (.477).
Dons leads the league in number of hits (237) and is tied at the top of the league three times (6).
Kid Fitzpatrick He leads the league in RBIs (25) and ranks sixth in both hitting average (.364) and slowdown (.659).
Garrett Pickle He occupies fourth place in doubles (8).
religious dinar He is second in perspective hits (15) and fourth in crosshairs average (.230). League 4.12 League ERA is the seventh best.
Jacob Mayer He gave up only seven walks in the league, the second-lowest number of bowlers qualified.
Brian Skelton The best team has a 2.29 ERA with a 3-0 mark over 19.2 innings.

3 in 2 in 1!: Mastodon hit twice this season three runs at home with a double header. Brydon Blackford He hit three runs at home in a double-hit against California Baptist (February 26). Kid Fitzpatrick He hit three home runs in a double bill against Youngstown State (March 20). Fitzpatrick was named one of the best hitters on March 20th by D1Baseball.com.

Miller timing: Justin Miller Owning 172 hits, he ranks third in program history. In second place is Samuel Walker with a score of 179 from 2008-11. Jason Horvath holds the program’s record with a score of 210 from 2001-04.

two in a row: Jacob Mayer The Horizon League Pitcher of the Week was named April 12 after no rounds were allowed in 8.2 rounds. He got wins over Michigan and Milwaukee. on April 19 Ben Higgins It was named Horizon League of the Week. It went 9 out of 13 (hit average 692) with a 0.750 base percentage, 1.154 lag and 1.904 OPS. He had two home runs, six RBIs and three runs.

New faces: The 2022 Mastodon roster includes 15 returnees from last season and 18 newcomers.

next one: On Tuesday (17 May) they host Dons Butler for their last home game of the season.

~I feel groggy~

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