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@BonniesBaseball Heads To Dayton As Atlantic 10 Play Resumes

@BonniesBaseball Heads To Dayton As Atlantic 10 Play Resumes

THE DETAILS
ST. BONAVENTURE (14-11-1, 2-4 A-10) at DAYTON (11-22, 3-6)
Friday – Sunday
Dayton, Ohio (Woerner Field) 

PROBABLE STARTING PITCHERS
Friday (3:00 p.m.) – RHP Connor Grey (2-3, 3.00) vs. RHP Charlie Dant (2-3, 5.35) | LIVE STATS | AUDIO

Saturday (1:00 p.m.) – RHP Brandon Schlimm (3-3, 2.51) vs. RHP Zach Beaver (2-5, 4.38) | LIVE STATS | AUDIO

Sunday (12:00 p.m.) – RHP Aaron Phillips (2-1, 1.49) vs. RHP Austin Cline (1-2, 4.54) | LIVE STATS | AUDIO

ABOUT DAYTON

  • Dayton ranks 11th in the Atlantic 10 in batting average, hitting .242 on the year. Robbie Doring leads the team with a .328 batting average and ranks third in the A-10 with eight home runs. Nick Ryan checks in with seven extra-base hits and 15 RBI.
  • The Flyers stand ninth in the A-10 with a 4.74 team ERA. Saturday's probable starter Zach Beaver has 31 strikeouts while Sunday's probable starter Austin Cline is this week's Atlantic 10 Co-Rookie of the Week.
  • Dayton played a midweek games vs. Ohio (L, 10-4) and at Bowling Green (W, 13-2).
  • The Flyers were swept by Saint Louis at home to begin A-10 play before dropping two of three at VCU. Dayton bounced back with a series win by taking two of three at George Mason last weekend.

BONA NEWS AND NOTES

  • St. Bonaventure has not played since this past weekend, taking two of three from UMass for its first A-10 victories of the year.
  • The Bonnies lead the A-10 in team ERA (2.35) and rank fourth in the nation. Four Bonnies stand in the A-10's top 10 lowest ERAs – Aaron Phillips (1.49, first); Reid Van Woert (1.61, second); Drew Teller (1.98, fifth); Brandon Schlimm (2.51, seventh). Schlimm also is second among the league's top 10 ERAs in innings pitched at 46.2.
  • Tyler Walter stands fifth in the A-10 in batting average at .354. Taishi Terashima is 10th at .343.
  • Only one A-10 batter has been tougher to strikeout than Terashima this season (one strikeout per 17.5 at-bats) – VCU's Jimmy Kerrigan (1/18.4 ABs).
  • Bona and Dayton have not faced off since taking two of three on the road in 2014.

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