Leadoff hitter Joey Rickard takes a .323 batting average into Sunday's game. Photo by Andy Morales, TucsonCitizen.com
It’s going to be a tough question for Arizona baseball coach Andy Lopez to answer. Is this your best hitting team in 11 seasons with the Wildcats?
Things have changed. The NCAA mandated less potent, less ping-y, bats last season. Arizona moved to Hi Corbett Field this season, a spacious stadium that rewards gap-to-gap hits but suppresses home run numbers.
But, after Arizona knocked around Louisville 16-4 in an NCAA regional at Hi Corbett on