While Major League Baseball teams have been integrating some form of advanced analytics, not every college team is there yet. One college team that has hopped on board, analyzing the numbers side in comprehensive detail, is Marist baseball.
Jess and Lily are joined by Mike Cahill to talk about which baseball stats are really important, Marist baseball’s somewhat rocky start, and what they needed to do to make a strong playoff run, on this episode of Center Field’s Hypothetically.
Marist baseball has thrived on their ability to recruit talent and develop within their system. Like many Division Ⅰ programs during this time, it has become much harder to go out and find the best future recruiting classes as possible.
Jess King chats with the twins from Marist Athletics on who’s the know it all, favorite movies, and more.
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Saturday afternoon the Marist Red Foxes took care of business in the first game of their double header against conference foe Niagara University. After both contests, they now have won three of their last four games late into the season and sit in fifth place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC).
Marist Splits Double-Header with Canisius on Saturday April 13.
Kocinski finished things off with some late-inning heroics—but he couldn’t do the job alone.
“It is the one year anniversary of my grandfather’s death. He was with me in the box right there,” Kocinski said. “I looked up during my last at bat and thought ‘help me out here, help the guys out.’ And that’s exactly what happened.”