Postgame Notes - Feb. 15 vs. Cal Poly

Feb. 16, 2014

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Back-to-back

  • K-State has started the season 0-2, the first time the Wildcats began a season with back-to-back losses since 2008.
  • In 2008, K-State lost at California on Opening Day, 1-5, and then in the next game at Santa Clara, 2-9.
  • The Wildcats started the 2008 season with three straight losses.


Searching For Runs

  • K-State’s two runs in the last two games are its fewest in a two-game stretch since March of 2013. On March 13, 2013, K-State was shut out, 3-0, by Northern Colorado and then the Wildcats lost in the next game, 13-2, vs. West Virginia.
  • The Wildcats responded in March of 2013 with a 6-5 win over West Virginia to snap the two-game stretch of just two combined runs.


Half Life

  • Austin Fisher has reached base twice in each of the first two games of the season.
  • The junior has two walks, a single and a hit by pitch in his eight plate appearances, giving him a team-best .500 OBP through two games.

 

Newcomers Deliver

  • A pair of newcomers drove in their first runs in their respective K-State careers on Saturday. Freshman Tanner DeVinny had an RBI in the fourth inning while junior transfer Max Brown registered an RBI double in the ninth inning.
  • The two runs were the first RBI recorded by K-State this season.

 

Brown Delivers

  • Max Brown also had the first and only K-State extra-base hit so far this season with the double in the ninth inning.
  • Prior to Brown’s base hit, no K-State hit had left the infield. Six of the Wildcats’ seven hits this season are infield hits.

 

Moore Is Better

  • Jared Moore set a new career-high for innings pitched with 5 1/3 innings on Saturday.
  • The senior had not started a game prior to Saturday since May of 2012.

 

Fighting Off The Sweep

  • The Wildcats are in danger of dropping three games in a row, which is something that did not happen in all of 2013.
  • The last time K-State lost more than two games in a row was in 2012, as part of a nine-game losing streak from April 20-May 1.