UC Irvine Baseball’s Use of Small Ball Leading to Very Big Results

Don’t let the power numbers fool you.
Last season the UC Irvine baseball team hit 20 home runs in 60 games. Sixteen games into the 2007 season and the team has already launched 14 home runs.
Steroids controversy? Human growth hormone? Of course not.
The power numbers simply show another way the UCI baseball team can now defeat its opponents.
Though ‘chicks might dig the long ball,’ Head Coach Dave Serrano’s philosophy has never been about playing for the home run