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Baseball Preps For Close To Regular Season

Posted: April 29th, 2021
Tags: Athletics, Men's Athletics, Varsity Athletics, Baseball

GAMETIME…

The Dordt Defender baseball team will be playing a pair of doubleheaders on Friday and Saturday, April 30 and May 1 against Midland. The Friday games will be in Sioux Center and the Saturday contests will be played in Fremont, Nebraska.  and 24 against Mount Marty in Yankton, South Dakota. Both doubleheaders will get underway at 4:00.

COVERAGE…

Video for the Friday games  

Video for the Saturday games

Livestats

Friday game 1   

Friday game 2

Livestats for the Saturday games will not be available.

THE OPPONENT…

Midland is 21-26 this season and have a 9-15 GPAC mark. The Warriors are 5-5 in their last five doubleheaders and are coming off a split with Bellevue on April 24.

Trey Nichols is batting .329 in 31 games and has four homeruns with 18 runs batted in. Dakota Thornton bats .319 with four doubles and six homeruns and 26 runs batted in. Sam Braun and Chase Reynolds each have 24 runs batted in and Peyton Garbers has 26 runs batted in with 25 runs scored.

Tyler Seebaum, James Scurto and Brendon Jones all have four pitching wins and James leads the team with 71 innings pitched and 53 strikeouts. Steven Boyd is 3-6 with 61 innings pitched and he has a 3.79 earned run average with 72 strikeouts.

DEFENDER NOTES…

Dordt is 13-29 this season with a 6-18 GPAC mark.   

Logan Cline is batting .432 with 64 hits and has seven homeruns with 37 runs batted in and 27 stolen bases. John Emerson is batting .384 with 10 doubles and Chase Edwards is batting .377 with 11 doubles and five homeruns and a school record 51 runs batted in. Nick Hamilton is batting .321 with nine homeruns and Austin Pullar has 50 hits and is batting .318 this season with 42 runs scored.  

Gyengju Kim is 5-4 with a 3.48 earned run average and 88 strikeouts in 62 innings. Nick Yeager is 3-3 with 29 strikeouts in 12 relief appearances and Jadon VanderMolen and Diego Benitez each have two wins.

NEXT UP…

This will be the conclusion of the 2021 regular season.

GPAC…(April 29)

Concordia 18-6/31-8

Doane 17-7/28-16-1

Mount Marty 14-9/26-15

Briar Cliff 14-10/21-15

Jamestown 13-10/28-17

Morningside 13-11/22-27

Hastings 10-14/12-26

Northwestern 10-14/17-23

Midland 9-15/21-26

Dakota Wesleyan 7-17/14-23

Dordt 6-18/13-29