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Gameday Glance: Yavapai College at Pima Community College

Junior College Baseball


Who: Yavapai College at Pima Community College

When: Saturday, March 10, Noon

Where: Pima Community College

Records: Yavapai (9-12 overall, 3-5 conference) split a doubleheader with Arizona Western on Saturday, March 3, 8-6 and 9-11; Pima (14-12 overall, 6-10 conference) dropped a doubleheader to Gateway on Tuesday, March 6, 1-2 and 2-3.

All-Time: The Roughriders are 66-48 all-time against the Aztecs.

The Setting: Yavapai is 6-9 on the road this season.

Last Meeting: YC split a doubleheader with Pima on March 11, 2017, 4-2 and 3-8.

First Meeting: YC swept a doubleheader at Pima on February 26, 1974, 13-0 and 15-4.

Players to watch: Yavapai-Alex Isola (.365 BA, 5 HR), Cody Holtz (.348 BA) and Darius Vines (2-2, 3.62 ERA); Pima – Marcus Mendez (.358 BA), Rafael Padilla (.333 BA) and Troy Gutbub (3-0, 2.22 ERA, 28 SO).

Coaches: Yavapai – Ryan Cougill (205-111/5th season); Pima – Rich Alday (17th season).

Fun Facts: Pima has had 10 former student-athletes that played in the Major Leagues including Jack Howell and Erubiel Durazo.

Weather Forecast: Partly sunny, with a high near 81.