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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Conference Preview: MAAC

Greg Gerard        
Photo: John Signore (Carlisle Stockton)




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Predicted Order of Finish

Overall/conference win-loss records from 2018 indicated | * Denotes projected conference automatic bid


No. Team W L W L
1 Canisius* 35 22 16 8
2 Marist 27 23 14 10
3 Quinnipiac 26 30 16 8
4 Monmouth 30 25 16 7
5 Fairfield 22 29 9 14
6 Siena 21 35 14 10
7 Manhattan 25 28 13 11
8 Niagara 24 27 13 11
9 Rider 12 35
16 
10 Iona 16 31 10 13
11 Saint Peter's  2 42 2 22


Preseason All-Conference Team

Pos. Name Class School Stats/Notes
C Matt Padre So. Manhattan .298-4-25; compact swing, easy juice
1B Tyler Kapuscinski  R-Jr.  Marist .350-2-24; pure hitter w/ pot pop, NECBL All-Star
2B Anthony Lazar Sr.  Marist .315-6-28; leadoff bat, 6.45 runner, athlete
3B Evan Vulgamore Jr. Quinnipiac .298-10-40; pure hitter, strong IF arm
SS Conner Morro Sr. Canisius .342-1-30; strike zone discipline, contact approach
OF Joe Simone Jr.  Rider .331-1-19; gap to gap LH hitter w/ some pop
OF Liam Scafariello Sr. Quinnipiac .232-15-45; +strength with huge RH power
OF Brian Moskey Sr. Quinnipiac .312-4-33; athletic, good defender, easy RH swing
DH Randy Taveras Sr. Marist .311-3-21; toolsy SS, 6.6 runner, 31 career SBs
UT Peter Battaglia
Jr. Niagara .357-7-49; power threat with an advanced hit tool 
SP Jonathon Signore Sr. Fairfield
2.93, 83, 91:19; outstanding command of 3 pitches
SP Danny Klepchick So.  Monmouth 3.47, 85.2, 78:18; 2018 MAAC Rookie of the Year
SP Tommy Miller Sr. Siena 3.70, 104.2, 84:28; workhorse, locator w/ + CH
SP Brendan White Jr. Siena 4.08, 90.1, 61:18; up to 94 mph w/ + SL,  + CB
RP T.J. Stuart Jr.  Manhattan 2.57, 63, 50:27, 10 SV; 2018 MAAC saves leader

Player of the Year: Peter Battaglia, 1b, Niagara
Pitcher of the Year: Jonathon Signore, rhp, Fairfield
Freshman of the Year: Brian Hart, of, Marist


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