LIBERTY AT GEORGE MASON March 20 Spuhler Field Fairfax, Va.
Tuesday – 3 p.m. COMPLETE BASEBALL NOTES
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Quick Stats • Liberty and George Mason will meet for the first time since 2010 on Tuesday. • The two teams were supposed to meet this past Wednesday at Liberty Baseball Stadium, but the games was canceled due to inclement weather. • Liberty took its Big South opening series at Gardner-Webb, two games to one, this past weekend. • Liberty was picked to finish second in the 2018 Big South Preseason Poll by the league's head coaches. In addition, Liberty outfielder D.J. Artis was tabbed the 2018 Big South Preseason Player of the Year. • The Flames are in their second season under Head Coach Scott Jackson. He has led Liberty to a 43-31 record during his two seasons.
Todd, Clinton Among National Leaders Outfielder Tre Todd and pitcher Zach Clinton find themselves among the top five nationally in several categories this week.
Todd enters the week fifth in the country with a .568 on base percentage. The junior leads the nation with 26 walks. In addition, the Deptford, N.J. native also leads Liberty in batting average (.392), RBI (25), home runs (3) and slugging percentage (.672).
Clinton is currently ninth in the country with four wins. The redshirt junior has posted a 4-2 mark with a 3.80 ERA which leads the Flames over 23 2/3 innings.
Designated hitter Andrew Yacyk enters the week with 98 career RBI, two shy of 100. The redshirt senior has averaged 30 RBI over his previous three seasons in a Liberty uniform and has six RBI in 2018.
Yacyk 2 Shy of 100 RBI The Hagerstown, Md. native is also four doubles away from breaking into the program's top 10 career doubles list. Yacyk, who has a career .283 batting average, has 43 career doubles. Former teammate Alex Close (2012-15) and Tyler Bream (2009-11) are currently tied for 10th on the list with 47.
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