A Few Baseball Stats

Included are a few Mississippi State baseball stats (and other stats) to look at while you wait for Saint Joseph's and Mississippi State to begin their four-game series this weekend.

How Saint. Joseph's and MSU Matchup
Saint Joseph's Category Mississippi State
2-4 Record 11-0
.237 Batting Average .336
18 (3.0 pg) Runs 89 (8.1 pg)
3 Home Runs 5
.335 OB % .448
5-7 Stolen Bases-Attempts 11-15
23 (3.8 pg) Walks 54 (4.9 pg)
55 (9.2 pg) Strikeouts 78 (7.1 pg)
63 (10.5 pg) LOB 103 (9.4 pg)
2.50 Team ERA 1.55
2 Saves 3
20 (3.3 pg) Walks 34 (3.1 pg)
51 (8.5 pg) Strikeouts 99 (9.0 pg)
.244 Batting Average Against .181
.942 Fielding % .980


John Cohen Team Stats For First 11 Games During His 5 Years As The MSU Head Coach
Category 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Record 8-3 8-3 9-2 9-2 11-0
Batting Average .274 .299 .323 .292 .336
Runs
(Avg Per Game)
70
(6.4)
81
(7.4)
85
(7.7)
58
(5.3)
89
(8.1)
Team ERA 4.93 3.60 2.18 2.18 1.55


Since we know Mississippi State will lose several games this season and since we also know that MSU is hoping to compete for the national championship this season, how many losses did the past 10 national champions lose during their seasons?

National Champions
YEAR TEAM RECORD
2012 Arizona 48-18
2011 South Carolina 55-14
2010 South Carolina 54-16
2009 LSU 56-17
2008 Fresno State 47-31
2007 Oregon State 49-18
2006 Oregon State 50-16
2005 Texas 56-16
2004 Cal State Fullerton 47-22
2003 Rice 58-12


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