Miami, FL- #24 FGCU (27-9) heads on the road to face FIU (14-22), Wednesday night at 6 PM, from FIU Baseball Stadium.
Hitting (#24 FGCU):
.326/1.044 OPS/1272 AB/367 R/415 H/85 2B/4 3B/85 HR/348 RBI/.600 SLG%/293 SO/201 BB/.400 OB%
.285/.799 OPS/1255 AB/240 R/358 H/55 2B/8 3B/34 HR/217 RBI/.423 SLG%/308 SO/156 BB/.376 OB%
Pitching (#24 FGCU):
27-9/5.63 ERA/1.69 WHIP/SHO/11 SV/303.2 IP/343 H/223 R (190 ER)/283 K/171 BB/65 2B/8 3B/37 HR/1214 AB/.283 BAA
13-22/7.26 ERA/1.69 WHIP/SHO/5 SV/319.2 IP/385 H/278 R (258 ER)/298 K/155 BB/71 2B/10 3B/54 HR/1293 AB/.298 BAA
3 Players To Watch For (#24 FGCU):
6’0 SO INF Edrick Felix
.392/1.282 OPS/148 AB/48 R/58 H/17 2B/15 HR/49 RBI/.811 SLG%/33 SO/19 BB/.471 OB%
6’3 SR INF Alejandro Figueredo
.383/1.166 OPS/149 AB/48 R/57 H/7 2B/13 HR/45 RBI/.691 SLG%/19 SO/24 BB/.475 OB%
6’3 SR 1B Joe Kinker
.380/1.225 OPS/142 AB/50 R/54 H/12 2B/13 HR/48 RBI/.739 SLG%/43 SO/29 BB/.486 OB%
3 Players To Watch For (FIU):
5’11 R-SR OF Alec Sanchez
.355/1.095 OPS/107 AB/22 R/38 H/4 2B/3B/9 HR/22 RBI/.664 SLG%/24 SO/15 BB/.431 OB%
6’1 R-SR LHP/OF Mike Rosario
.349/1.011 OPS/146 AB/41 R/51 H/9 2B/3B/8 HR/31 RBI/.589 SLG%/37 SO/12 BB/.422 OB%
6’1 JR 1B Ryne Guida
.336/.915 OPS/140 AB/17 R/47 H/7 2B/5 HR/34 RBI/.493 SLG%/23 SO/14 BB/.422 OB%
The Eagles and Golden Panthers square off for the third and final time this season, Wednesday night in Miami. #24 FGCU is 2-0 this season vs FIU, with a 14-7 win on 2/28 from Swanson Stadium, and a 12-5 win on 3/22 from FIU Baseball Stadium. The Golden Panthers are currently on a three game losing streak, after being swept on the road by Louisiana Tech in C-USA play. FIU is led offensively by Alec Sanchez, who is hitting .355 with 9 home runs, and 22 RBI’s. Ryne Guida leads the Golden Panthers with 34 RBI’s this season.
#24 FGCU looks to get back on track, after a tough week, losing a mid week game vs FAU, and losing two of three games on the road vs Eastern Kentucky in ASUN Conference play. The Eagles offensively are one of the top teams in the country, and have hit 85 home runs, while driving in 348 RBI’s. The Eagles are led offensively by Edrick Felix, who is hitting .392, with 15 home runs, and 49 RBI’s. FGCU boasts four hitters with 45 or more RBI’s this season: Edrick Felix (49 RBI’s), Joe Kinker (48 RBI’s), Jacob Lojewski (46 RBI’s), and Alejandro Figueredo (45 RBI’s). The power is real with this team offensively, and the Eagles are due for a winning week, so expect FGCU to handle their business, completing a three game sweep of FIU.
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