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Super Regional & Season Wrap | 23 Personnel Podcast – 208

Intro

Baseball

  • Tech swept in Super Regional vs Stanford Cardinal
    • Fri vs Stanford; L 3-15
      • Chase Hampton, 3.2 IP, 5H, 4R (4ER – all in 1st inning), 2BB, 2K
      • Brendan Beck, 7.1 IP, 6H, 2R (2ER), 1BB, 13K (!!!!!) oppBA% (calculated by me = 6/(30-1-1) = 0.214
      • Went to the bullpen 6 times
      • Offense didn’t score until bottom of 4th (score 4-1)
      • Stanford went on to score the last 4 innings, including a 5 run inning in the 7th
      • Stanford batters ended up 14/39 (H/AB) on the day (0.359)
      • Tech went 7/34 (H/AB) (0.206)
    • Sat vs Stanford; L 0-9
      • Patrick Monteverde 3.2IP, 4H, 3R (3ER), 2BB, 7K
      • Followed by Dallas, Sublette, and Queen
      • 4 runs in the bottom of the 6th really sealed it
      • Alex Williams 9.0 IP, 2H, 0R, 1 BB, 10K (2/(31-1-1) = 0.069 oppBA%)
      • Texas Tech with 2 hits on the day on 31 AB, both hits from Stilwell
      • First post season shutout in Tadlock era (h/t Keith)
      • First ever Super Regional loss
  • Stanford advanced from their own regional vs UC Irvine, Nevada, North Dakota State (updated with notes from this past weekend for comparison)
    • Only conference series lost in the season was vs Cal (played Cal 5x during season, went 3-2, but 1-2 in conference series)
    • Played UC Irvine 3x in regional, 1-0 game, again in 2-0 game (lost), and then in final; also played UC Irvine 4x in regular season
    • Pitching rotation:
      • Brandon Beck (8-1) 93 IP, 3.00 ERA, .95 WHIP, oppBA .193
        • Brendan Beck, 7.1 IP, 6H, 2R (2ER), 1BB, 13K (!!!!!) oppBA% (calculated by me = 6/(30-1-1) = 0.214
      • Alex Williams (3-2) 41IP, 3.73 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, oppBA .215
        • Alex Williams 9.0 IP, 2H, 0R, 1 BB, 10K (2/(31-1-1) = 0.069 oppBA%)
      • Not afraid to throw same relievers multiple times in a weekend
        • Only used one reliever in Game 1
    • Offensive Stats
      • OF Brock Jones leads team in HR with 13, .295 (went 3-13 in regional .230)
        • Friday – 1 for 4, 1 RBI, 0 BB, 0 SO
        • Saturday – 3 for 5, 6 RBI, all 3 hits were HR
      • Tim Tawa went 10-19 in regional .526, hits .291 on the season
        • Friday – 1 for 5, 1 RBI, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1 HR
        • Saturday – 0 for 5, 0 RBI, 0 BB, 4 SO
      • Christian Robinson leads team in avg, .314 (have 3 starters hitting over .300 – Robinson, Nick Brueser, and Vincent Martinez)
        • Robinson on Friday – 2 for 4, 4 RBI, 1 BB, 0 SO
        • Robinson on Saturday – 1 for 5, 1 RBI, 0 BB, 4 SO

 

Tm O Avg OB% Slg% 2B 3B HR Runs; R/gm BB SO SB
TTU .293 .400 .499 107 15 88 418; 7.7 320 503 48
Stan .279 .367 .454 89 4 73 333; 6.6 218 434 47

 

Tm D ERA bavg H R/ER BB(bb/9) SO (so/9) HR Fld%
TTU 4.12 .236 414 252/217; 4.7 215/4.0 523/9.7 41 .972
Stan 4.69 .246 429 268/243; 5.3 215/4.2 429/8.4 43 .980

 

  • Final thoughts on 2020-2021 Season
    • Players who missed all/significant time this season
      • SP Austin Becker, SP Hunter Dobbins, SP Brandon Birdsell, RP Jakob Brustoski, OF Dylan Neuse, OF Dru Baker, OF/RP Kurt Wilson
    • Cal Conley best college shortstop; received 2021 Brooks Wallace Award
    • Jace Jung NCBWA Freshman Hitter of the Year
  • Players leaving – MLB Draft to start July 11; 20 rounds, 612 selections
    • Updated Baseball America Top 500 draft rankings:
      • Baker 169
      • Conley 183
      • Fulford 206
      • Montgomery 307
      • Dallas 329
      • Birdsell 362
      • Sublette 376
      • Monteverde 464
    • Draft eligible
      • Dru Baker, Cody Masters, Kurt Wilson, Dylan Neuse, Mason Montgomery, Cal Conley, Parker Kelly, Cole Stilwell, Easton Murrell, Max Marusak, Connor Queen, Braxton Fulford, Austin Becker, Jakob Brustoski, Micah Dallas, Hunter Dobbins, Patrick Monteverde, Riley Ramsey, Eli Riechmann, Ryan Sublette
    • Signees:
      • INF Cameron Cauley 85
      • INF/P AJ Smith-Shawver 321
  • Josh Jung making his Double A debut tonight for Frisco RoughRiders; will face former Red Raider Parker Mushinski who is starting pitcher for Corpus Christi Hooks

 

Basketball

  • UTEP Forward Bryson Williams to Transfer to Texas Tech
    • 6-8/230 F; redshirt+Covid Senior, will have 1 year eligibility
    • Played first 2 years at Fresno State, transferred to UTEP, played last 2 in El Paso; had followed head coach Rodney Terry from Fresno St to UTEP
      • Terry hired as assistant at UT, did not follow him again
    • Avg 15 points (48% FG; 84% FT), 7 rebs
  • 12 scholarships committed (including Shannon); still pieces to add
    • Shannon has until July 19 to decide to declare or withdraw and return to Tech

 

What We Learned

  • Another Mis-Steak – Sometimes one of your family’s favorite food bloggers can steer you in the wrong direction
  • Going Yard

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