Wildcat baseball readies for Air Force - Tucson News Now

Wildcat baseball readies for Air Force

Date                                      Time (MST)                        Location (Ballpark)                                          Probable Starters                                                                                           

Tues., March 11                6 p.m.                                   Tucson, Ariz. (Hi Corbett Field)                   LHP Jacob DeVries (0-0, 13.50) vs. TBA

Wed., March 12                1 p.m.                                   Tucson, Ariz. (Hi Corbett Field)                   LHP Trent Monaghan (0-0, 10.80) vs. TBA

Radio: There will be no English radio broadcasts for this series on the Arizona IMG Sports Network.

Live Stats/Webcast: Live stats for all Arizona home games are available at: www.arizonalivestats.com. All Arizona home games will be streamed live (if not televised) at this link: http://pac-12.com/videos/university-arizona-3.


Series History

All-Time Series: Arizona leads, 11-1        Last Meetings:  April 6, 1968 (UA 9, Air Force 3 AND  Air Force 4, UA 3)

Streak: Air Force won last meeting           First Meetings: March 21-22, 1958 (Arizona swept three games)

Leading Off…
•             Trent Gilbert was named an NCAA.com National Player of the Week for batting .520 last week with eight extra bases hits and 10 RBI.

•             Gilbert is 10-for-13 with 11 RBI in his last three games against SEC teams.

•             Gilbert ranks No. 5 nationally with 28 base hits.

•             Kevin Newman and Scott Kingery share the Pac-12 lead with 10 stolen bases.

•             Arizona's 2.24 stolen bases per game rank No. 13 nationally.

•             Scott Kingery is reaching base at a .543 clip since moving into the leadoff position seven games ago.

•             The Cats turned 11 double plays last week, including nine over four Hi Corbett Classic games. UA ranks No. 21 nationally with 1.18 double plays per game.

•             Arizona outscored opponents 16-3 in two-out RBI situations last weekend at the Hi Corbett Classic.

•             Tyler Parmenter and Xavier Borde have combined for 21 pitching appearances.

•             UA's .313 batting average leads the Pac-12 and ranks No. 13 nationally.


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