Numbers From Weekend #1 at the Tigue – From the Bird’s Nest
The first weekend of the baseball season is complete. And it was an interesting weekend, to say the least. The Cajuns took three of four from Eastern Illinois, losing game one and winning the last three. Here is a look at the weekend through some numbers.
0-The number of runs scored by Eastern Illinois in Saturday’s doubleheader
1-The number of people soured EIU coach Jim Schmitz on the weekend. He was referring to Jeremy Hayes, who blew a call at first base in game one of Saturday’s doubleheader and then ejected Schmitz before the coach even reached the umpire to question the call.
1-Number of hits allowed by Carson Baranik in 7.1 innings of work in game two of the series.
2-The number of runs scored by the Cajuns in the first two games of the series.
2-Number of RBI recorded by Cajuns’ outfielder Kyle Clement without recording an official at bat.
3-Number of home runs hit by the Cajuns in the series.
3-Number of balks called against Cajuns pitching.
4-Number of trays of barbecue delivered to the press box by the Cajun Cooking Club.
5-Total number of hits by Eastern Illinois in the Saturday doubleheader.
6-Number of double plays turned by the Cajuns’ defense in the series
6’7′-The listed height of Cajuns’ reliever Reagan Bazar, who hails from Salado, Texas
6’7′-The listed height of former Cajuns’ women’s basketball player Donna Conder, who also hailed from Salado, Texas
8-The number of Cajuns hits in games one and two.
8-Number of balks charged to Cajuns’ pitching in 2013.
7-The number of Cajuns’ pitchers with a 0.00 ERA
12-Number of different pitchers used by Cajuns’ head coach Tony Robichaux in the four games
14-The Cajuns’ ranking in Baseball America after the weekend; the same as preseason.
22-The number of runs scored by the Cajuns in the final two games of the series
24-The number of Cajuns hits in games three and four.
24-Number of different pitchers to be named SBC “Pitcher of the Week”
28-Number of free passes (19 BB, 9 HP) for Cajuns’ hitters.
44-Number of times a Cajun pitcher has been named SBC “Pitcher of the Week”
50-Percentage of Cajuns’ hits that went for extra bases.
100-Speed in MPH recorded by the scoreboard radar on Reagan Bazar’s first pitch as a Cajun.
.111-The Cajuns’ team batting average after one game.
.256-The Cajuns’ team batting average after four games.
10,556-Three day attendance total at M. L. “Tigue” Moore Field, the best weekend attendance in school history.