Author Archives: Brian Rzeppa

Evaluating Michigan Baseball Through Advanced Statistics

Entering last season’s three-day, double-elimination Big 10 Championship as the number five seed, Michigan Baseball was in the midst of a transition year of sorts.

With starting second baseman Jacob Cronenworth, third baseman Travis Maezes, catcher Patrick Kendall, centerfielder Jackson Glines and designated hitter Kevin White all having departed, there were holes to fill up and down the roster.

While the 2015 team went on to win the Big 10 Tournament as the number three seed and make an NCAA appearance, the 2016 incarnation of the team was not quite as lucky.

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