The Niners go on teh road for their 1st weekend series of the year today. They will be playing St Joes at Campbell Field, the same site that the A-10 Tourney will be. I like getting the new guys a chance to play there befoer we have to go back and take care of business in the tourney.
I hope we brought our brooms with us.
The probable starting pitchers for the series are as follows...
Fri.: RJr. RH Andrew Smith (5-1, 1.65, 35 K, 10 BB) vs. So. RH Kyle Mullen (3-3, 2.45, 28 K, 10 BB)
Sat.: So. RH Corey Roberts (6-0, 1.04, 49 K, 14 BB) vs. RSr. RH Chad Simendinger (2-2, 3.90, 18 K, 13 BB)
Sun.: Fr. RH Tyler Barnette (3-0, 0.91, 24 K, 8 BB) vs. Jr. RH A.J. Holland (1-4, 4.98, 29 K, 23 BB)
Saint Joseph's, 11-17 overall (3-3 A10), is coming off a 4-3 win over Temple Wednesday. Last weekend, the Hawks dropped two of three to George Washington on the road. Right-hander Kyle Mullen (3-3) posts a 2.45 ERA following 47.2 innings on the mound. Chad Simendinger (2-2), a right-hander, has seen 30 innings of action in six appearances, recording a 3.90 ERA. Leading the Hawks at the plate is Greg Kumpel who has a batting average of .424. The center fielder also leads the team with 18 RBI.