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Friday, April 19
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Early areas of improvement for IU baseball

In recent practices, IU Coach Tracy Smith stressed the importance of taking care of the ball on defense to limit giving the opposing team extra outs.

With the explosive Tulane Green Wave (4-1) on the schedule this weekend, the Hoosiers need to keep their concentration to eliminate physical mistakes because Tulane averages 5.8 runs per game this season. Let’s take a quick look at some of the numbers IU needs to clean up.

7
The number of errors the Hoosiers committed in their first three games of the season this past weekend

42% (8-19)
Eight of the 19 runs the Hoosiers allowed during the weekend were unearned.

3
Only three of the 29 runs Tulane has scored this year have been unearned.

17
The number of strikeouts the Hoosiers had in the first three games

— Michael Norman

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