Roughrider Baseball Gameday Glance: Yavapai College at Eastern Arizona
Junior College Baseball
ROUGHRIDER BASEBALL GAMEDAY GLANCE
Who: Yavapai College at Eastern Arizona
When: Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Time: Noon, 2:30 p.m.
Where: Thatcher, Ariz.
Records: Yavapai College (14-9, 6-8 ACCAC) dropped a doubleheader from Chandler-Gilbert Community College on Friday, March 15, 4-0 and 10-4; Eastern Arizona College (9-18, 2-12 ACCAC) played Lake Region State College on Friday, March 15.
All-Time: Yavapai is 95-16 against the Gila Monsters.
Last Meeting: YC swept a doubleheader against Eastern Arizona on April 28, 2018, 14-9 and 12-4.
The setting: The Roughriders were 10-18 on the road last year and are currently 14-9 on the road this season.
Players to watch: Yavapai—Christian Encarnacion-Strand and Rocky Botello; Eastern Arizona – Zerek Saenz and Tyler Mata-Lloyd.
Coaches: Yavapai—Ryan Cougill (237-136, 7th season); Eastern Arizona – John Chalmers (1st season).
Fun Fact: YC leads the ACCAC in batting average (.325)… In the very first meeting between these two teams in February of 1971, YC beat the Gila Monsters, 12-2…On March 27, 1971, Roughrider pitcher Jerry Gomez beat the Gila Monsters, 5-0. Gomez fanned 17 batters and threw the first perfect game in Roughrider history
Weather Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 77.