The Stratford University Cardinals hit the road this morning for a week long road trip to Miami, Florida. They'll play Florida National in a doubleheader on Saturday and Sunday to start off the away stand.
The Cardinals are off to a 7-5 record and are 4-1 in their last 5 games. Offensive production has been rolling the first month of the season for Stratford. The Cardinals are batting .284 as a team with a team OBP of .400, 98 hits, 91 runs scored and 42 stolen bases. The offense is lead by:
- Jorge Hernandez (.459 average, .574 OBP, 11 RBI, and 2 HR)
- Justin Smith (.359 average, 12 RBI, 12 stolen bases)
- Austin Elledge (.310 average, 10 RBI, 12 stolen bases)
- Jordan Carter (.300 average, .462 OBP, 8 stolen bases)
The Cardinals Pitching Staff has also produced early on this season. As a staff, the pitchers are holding opponents to a .277 average and average 9.11 strikeouts per 9 innings. The rotation is lead by:
- Nicholas Korovich (2-2, 4.82 era, 4 GS)
- Cody Burnham (20 strikeouts in 11.1 innings pitched, 15.88 strikeouts per 9ip)
- Ryan Rhodes (6 appearances, 10.29 strikeouts per 9ip)
- Alec Frazier (2-0, 2 GS, 3 appearances)
Best of luck to our guys and safe travels this week! Go Cardinals!