Arkansas 2018 Baseball World Series Capsule


Arkansas Razorbacks

SEC (39-18, 18-12)

Big Wins: 3/23 at Florida (6-3), 3/29 at Mississippi (6-4), 5/17 at Georgia (8-6)
Bad Losses: 2/5 vs Cal Poly (3-4), 2/25 at San Diego (6-7), 3/3 USC (1-3)
Coach: Dave Van Horn
Key Field Players:
Casey Martin, Freshman, IF, .343 BA, 13 HR, 43 RBI
Heston Kjerstad, Freshman, OF, .336 BA, 11 HR, 47 RBI
Carson Shaddy, Senior, IF, .327 BA, 10 HR, 38 RBI
Eric Cole, Junior, OF, .325 BA, 12 HR, 44 RBI
Luke Bonfield, Senior, OF, .309 BA, 8 HR, 34 RBI
Key Pitchers:
Blaine Knight, Junior, P, 2.78 ERA, 10-0 W/L, 87.1 IP, 86 SO
Kacey Murphy, Junior, P, 3.15 ERA, 7-4 W/L, 80.0 IP, 69 SO
Isaiah Campbell, Sophomore, P, 4.01 ERA, 4-6 W/L, 58.1 IP, 60 SO
Matt Cronin, Sophomore, P, 2.97 ERA, 2-1 W/L, 39.1 IP, 47 SO, 11 SV
By the Numbers:
Batting Average: .301 (15th in nation, 2nd in conference)
Double Plays per Game: 0.94 (27, 2)
Doubles per Game: 1.80 (96, 9)
Earned Run Average: 3.52 (30, 2)
Fielding Percentage: .972 (85, 10)
Home Runs per Game: 1.44 (5, 2)
Scoring Offense: 7.0 (25, 5)
Slugging Percentage: .486 (8, 2)
Stolen Bases per Game: 0.61 (249, 12)
Triples per Game: 0.07 (285, 13)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2017Regionaldefeated Oral Roberts, lost to Missouri State, defeated Oral Roberts, defeated Missouri State, eliminate4d by Missouri State
2015Regionaldefeated Oral Roberts, defeated Oklahoma State, defeated St. John's
2015Super Regionaldefeated Missouri State
2015CWSlost to Virginia, eliminated by Miami (FL)
2014Regionaldefeated Liberty, lost to Virginia, defeated Bucknell, eliminated by Virginia
2013Regionallost to Bryant, defeated Wichita State, defeated Bryant, eliminated by Kansas State
2012Regionaldefeated Sam Houston State, defeated Rice, defeated Sam Houston State
2012Super Regionallost to Baylor, defeated Baylor, defeated Baylor
2012CWSdefeated Kent State, defeated Arkansas, lost to South Carolina, eliminated by South Carolina
2011Regionallost to Charlotte, defeated New Mexico, defeated Charlotte, eliminated by Arizona State
2010Regionaldefeated Grambling, defeated Washington State, lost to Washington State, defeated Washington State
2010Super Regionaleliminated by Arizona State
2009Regionaldefeated Washington State, defeated Oklahoma, defeated Oklahoma
2009Super Regionaldefeated Florida State
2009CWSdefeated Cal State Fullerton, lost to LSU, defeated Virginia, eliminated by LSU
2008Regionallost to Pepperdine, eliminated by Stanford
2007Regionaldefeated Albany, lost to Oklahoma State, defeated Creighton, eliminated by Oklahoma State
*all team stats through 5/20