HIALEAH, FL. - Head Baseball Coach Jonathan Hernandez and his ball club will look to make history this weekend in the 2017 Regional Playoffs. The Silver Storm will host Pasco-Hernando for a three game series at Barry University, with the first game set for Friday, April 21 at 1pm. The second game is Saturday at 6pm. Sunday will only take place if necessary at 12pm in Miami Shores.
If the Storm wins the series, they would advance to the NJCAA DII Southeast District Baseball Tournament in Kinston, North Carolina from May 13-17. "We put together a tough schedule in order to prepare us for these three games this weekend." Coach Hernandez said. "It should be a fun and competitive series against a well coached team like Pasco-Hernando."
Freshman Anthony Vazquez (5-1, 3.44) will get the start for ASA on Friday afternoon.
The Silver Storm will look to ride their three-headed monster offensively this weekend. First baseman Orlando Ribalta leads the way with eight home runs and 39 runs batted in. Ribalta holds a .328 batting average coming into this weekend. Out-fielder Juan Teixiera is currently ranked fourth in batting average (.405) among all DI & DII participants in the state of Florida. Teixiera is second on the team in both home runs and RBI with with three and 42, respectively. The last of the three is another starting out-fielder, Peter Baldrich. Baldrich is hitting .385 with two home runs and 44 RBI.Barry University is located at 11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33161
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