7-2: Looking at Wilmington University baseball team’s solid start to the 2022 season

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The Wilmington University baseball team came ready to play for the 2022 season as the team has a record of 7-2 through nine games. Most of their wins this season have come from playing on neutral sites (6-2). Wilmington has played only one game at home so far this season which was also a win on March 15th. The Wildcats are currently on a five-game winning streak.

Let’s look at WilmU’s team stats.

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Team stats

Offense

  • WilmU has outscored their opponents 68-58 through nine games this season.
  • Wilmington has scored in double-digits in four of their nine games this season.
  • The Wildcats lineup does not strikeout much as the team ranks first in the CACC with the least striking out (58).

Once on a base, WilmU runners not only advance from other hits by their teammates but by stealing a base. The team ranks fifth in the CACC with 25 stolen bases.

Overall, the team has a .288 batting average ( ranks fourth in the CACC),.398 on-base percentage (ranks third in the CAA), nine home runs (ranks ninth in the CACC), and a slugging percentage of .464 (ranks second in the CACC).

Pitching

  • In three of the nine games this season, WilmU’s pitching has kept the opposition quiet by giving up zero runs.
  • Wilmington’s pitching ranks second in the CACC, with the least hits given up (72).
  • The Wildcats have only given up 45 runs in nine games, which ranks the team first in the CACC with the least allowed.
  • WilmU ranks first in the CACC for least earned runs given up with 27.
  • The team’s pitching has only walked 35 batters this season, which is second least in the CACC.
  • Wilmington’s pitching has only given up six home runs this season, which is fourth-best in the conference.
  • The Wildcats pitching staff has the best E.R.A in the CACC with 3.09.

Fielding

  • Through nine games, the team has 324 total catches, 236 putouts, 67 assists, 21 errors, and a fielding percentage of .935.

We looked at the team’s stats, now let’s look at the individual stat leaders.

Click below to see the Wildcats’ stat leaders!

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