MastersCollege

The Master's College

Mustang Baseball 2014 Quick Facts:

  • Conference: Golden State Athletic Conference
  • Head Coach: Monte Brooks (San Jose State University, '90)
  • Assistant/Outfield Coach: Mike Davis
  • Pitching Coach: Sam Minyard
  • Infield/Catcher Coach: Parker Price
  • TMC Career Record: 491-367 (17 years)
  • Career Record: Same
  • Baseball Office Phone: (661) 362-2776
  • Sports Information Contact: Mike Crawford | Phone: 661-362-2775
  • Associate Sports Information Contact: Don Gilmore
  • 2013 Record: 44-17
  • 2013 GSAC: 25-11 (Regular season and conference tournament champion)
  • Lettermen Returning/Lost: 15/9
  • Starters Returning: 6
  • New Recruits (HS/JC/Transfer): 14
  • Top Returnees:
  • SS Jon Popadics (Jr., Boise, ID....352 BA, 81 hits, 63 runs, .424 OB%, 31 SB, 187 assists, All-GSAC)
  • OF Steve Karkenny (Jr., Chatsworth, CA....346 BA, 11 HR, 59 RBI, 1.057 OPS, 25 SB, All-GSAC, GSAC Player of the Year, GSAC Gold Glove Team, NAIA first-team All-American)
  • P James Scott (Sr., Canyon Country, CA...7-5, 3.10 ERA, 93 IP, 52 Ks)

  • Key Losses:
  • 1B Spencer Downs (Graduated....321 BA, 39 RBI, 445 putouts, GSAC Gold Glove Team)
  • P A.J. Work (Graduated....13-4, 123.2 IP, 34 RBI, 80 Ks, 25 BB, All-GSAC, GSAC Pitcher of the Year, GSAC Gold Glove Team, NAIA honorable mention All-American)
  • C Chris Talley (Graduated....244 BA, 38 RBI)

  • Top Newcomers:
  • IF/OF Tyler Krahn (Abbotsford, BC, Canada)
  • IF/P Josh Brown (Valencia, CA)
  • P Conner Menez (Hollister, CA)
  • P Jason Karkenny (Chatsworth, CA)