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Fall Ball Review: Hitters

Senior Chris Minaker

The Cardinal offense is looking to bounce back in 2006 with eight regulars returning plus a deep and talented freshman class. Read on for a complete review of fall ball from the hitting perspective. A number of players showed tremendous improvement and are poised for breakout year's while multiple freshmen will vie for immediate playing time.

For the first time in ten years, a Stanford Baseball team did not hit at least .300 when last season's club staggered to their .287 mark.  A decrease in offense was expected with just three regulars returning from the '04 club that ranked among the top hitting teams in Cardinal baseball history.  Last year also proved to be one of Stanford's toughest non-conference slates ever not to mention that...

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