Batavia Bulldogs 2023 Baseball Preview


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Batavia Bulldogs

Head Coach: Geoff Carter
Years Head Coach (current school): 13
Record (current school): 144-88
Years Head Coach (overall): 13
Record (overall): 144-88

Assistant Coaches:
Joe Moorehead
Brandon Huber
Greg Johnson
Tim Carter

Record last season: 9-1/23-6
League Affiliation: Southern Buckeye Conference
Last year's playoff results: Sectional Champions, District Runner-Up to Eaton H.S, 3-1

Top players returning:
Jr. Wes Embry Batting: BA .418, OBP .471, H 33, RBI 20/1st Team All-SBAAC, 1st Team City
Pitching: G 6, IP 27.1, Record 4-0, K 19, ERA 1.280

Sr. Xavier Taylor Batting: BA .421, OBP .422, H 16, RBI 20/2nd Team All-SBAAC

Jr. Zach Cope Pitching: G 10, IP 36.2, Record 5-2, K 27, ERA 1.527/1st Team All-SBAAC

So. Max Mehlman Batting: BA .279, OBP .436, H 17, RBI 10, HR 1/1st Team All-SBAAC
Pitching: G 3, IP 15, Record 2-1, K 17, ERA 1.867

Top players lost:
Max Stewart: BA .370, OBP .495, H 30, RBI 19, HR 2/1st Team All-SBAAC, Earlham College

Ian Bullis: BA .333, OBP .481, H 27, RBI 12, HR 1/1st Team All-SBAAC/Earlham College

Jared Teke Pitching: G 11, IP 64, Record 5-2, K 81, ERA 1.094/1st Team All-SBAAC, 1st Team All-City/Northern Kentucky University

New impact players:
Fr. Brayden Schmitou: Pitcher, Utility
Jr. Dominic Hannah: Pitcher, Outfield
Jr. Jess Roller: Catcher, Outfield
So. Derek Richardson: Pitcher, Infield


Final Comments:
Pitching depth and experienced underclassmen will be our strengths. Ability to score runs on a top tier pitcher may be a weakness.

We should compete for a league title, and have enough pitching depth to compete in the tournament.