Game Day Preview (Baseball vs. Cochise)
Cochise College at Yavapai Baseball
Thursday, March 29 * 12:00 PM
Roughrider Park * Yavapai College
* Records: Yavapai (20-15 overall, 9-7 conference) split a doubleheader with Chandler-Gilbert on Tuesday, March 27th, 5-6 and 11-1; Cochise (25-11 overall, 10-6 conference) swept a doubleheader from Phoenix on Tuesday, March 27th, 6-5 and 5-3.
* All-Time: The Roughriders are 90-48 all-time against the Apaches.
* The Setting: Yavapai is 12-5 at home this season.
* Last Meeting: YC split a doubleheader with Cochise on April 22, 2017. Yavapai lost the first game, 6-8 and won the second game, 11-1.
* First Meeting: YC split a doubleheader with Cochise on March 13, 1971, 0-12 and 7-6.
* Players to watch: Yavapai- Over Torres (.358 BA, 28 RBI), Tommy Sacco (.321 BA, 3 HR) and Darius Vines (5-2, 2.70 ERA, 48 SO); Cochise – Jake Walter (.378 BA, 5 HR), George Sutherland (.355 BA, 19 RBI) and Jake Rogers (5-2, 1.36 ERA, 26 SO).
* Coaches: Yavapai – Ryan Cougill (216-114/5th season); Cochise – Todd Inglehart (19th season).
* Fun Facts: Cochise head coach Todd Ingleheart was an assistant coach for Yavapai.
* Weather Forecast: Sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.