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2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« on: October 02, 2010, 07:31:08 pm »
On Monday October 11, D3baseball.com will release the 2000 All-Decade team.  Our crack staff has been looking at players all summer and are finalizing the list now.

Who do you think should be included?

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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2010, 07:58:59 pm »
To be included in the All-Decade list, we required that each player play at least 2 years in in the decade (2000-2009).  The decade's first Player of the Year, Matt Gelotti did not qualify but will be considered when we do a 1990's team.

We also will chose a coach of the decade to go with a player at each position.  We allowed 4-5 pitchers/team.

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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2010, 11:36:43 pm »
Off top of my head, a pitcher from USA-South to be considered:

- Kenny Moreland (CNU)

Anyone on position guys from USA-South from 2000-2009?


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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2010, 12:02:11 am »
Here are 2 below that should be considered. Chapman went to 8 NCAA DIII Championship Rounds and missed the playoff round only once in the 2000's decade

2003-07 Chapman RHP Devin Drag D3 Pitcher of the Year
APP 68 IP 261 ERA 1.79 W/L 30-2 Saves 10 SO 240

2006-08 Chapman RHP/INF Kurt Yacko D3 Player of the year
APP 56 IP 154 ERA 1.22  W/L 12-1 Saves 26  SO 190
GAMES 139 AVG .343 SLG .539 Hits 194 HR 18 RBI 108
http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Kurt_Yacko

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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2010, 02:01:07 am »
Off top of my head, a pitcher from USA-South to be consider:

- Kenny Moreland (CNU)


Moreland, Jimmy Dougher, and Jeremiah Bayer were D3baseball.com pitchers of the year.

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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2010, 02:07:50 am »
Most victories in the decade

Player, Team................................... ....................................... .. Years       G    W-L
Matt DeSalvo, Marietta............................... ............................. 1999-03   78  53-6
Josh Schwartz, Rowan.................................. ........................... 2002-05   50   38-3
Kevin Tomasiewicz, Wis.-Whitewater...................................... 2002-05   55   35-5
Kenny Moreland, Chris. Newport................................ ............. 2005-08   53   34-8
Joey Serfass, Eastern Conn. St. ....................................... ...... 2001-04   48   34-4
Kevin Foeman, Mary Washington............................. ............... 2003-06   54   33-7
Jason Zeigler, Alvernia............................... ............................. 2004-07   42   32-3
Scott Hyde, George Fox.................................... ...................... 2002-04   47   32-5
Cam Cowden, Denison................................ ............................ 2001-04   49   32-10
Ryan Donegan, Emory.................................. ........................... 1998-01   60   32-7
Matt Englander, Wooster................................ ........................ 1999-02   58   32-8

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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2010, 12:47:56 pm »
Most home runs in the decade

Player, Team                                                                           Years G HR
Jose Cortez, Pomona-Pitzer................................................... 2000-03   155  70
Drew Hedman, Pomona-Pitzer............................................... 2006-09   164  64
Todd Meyer, Alvernia............................... .............................. 1999-02   160  63
Jay Coakley, Marietta............................... .............................. 1999-02   193  58
Drew Caravella, Ohio Wesleyan............................... .............. 1999-02   197  53
Kyle Stalker, Willamette............................. ............................. 2006-09   126  51
Matt Turner, Chris. Newport................................ .................... 2000-03   171  51
Jase Turner, Pomona-Pitzer.................................................... 2002-05   153  50
Ryan Jones, Wis.-Stevens Point.................................. ............ 2001-05   166  50
Gerard Haran, TCNJ................................... .............................. 2004-07   166  49
Kurt Kapferer, Wooster................................ ........................... 2003-06   168  49
John Bogenrife, Ohio Wesleyan............................... ............... 1998-01   182   47
Brent Voorhees, McMurry................................ ........................ 2005-08   168  45
Anthony Recker, Alvernia............................... ......................... 2002-05   172  44
Dan Kauffman, Juniata................................ ............................ 2005-08   151  43
Damon Whalen, Wheaton (MA)....................................... ....... 1999-02    167  43

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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2010, 01:00:20 pm »
Most home runs in the decade

Player, Team                                                                           Years G HR
Jose Cortez, Pomona-Pitzer................................................... 2000-03   155  70
Drew Hedman, Pomona-Pitzer............................................... 2006-09   164  64
Todd Meyer, Alvernia............................... .............................. 1999-02   160  63
Jay Coakley, Marietta............................... .............................. 1999-02   193  58
Drew Caravella, Ohio Wesleyan............................... .............. 1999-02   197  53
Kyle Stalker, Willamette............................. ............................. 2006-09   126  51
Matt Turner, Chris. Newport................................ .................... 2000-03   171  51
Jase Turner, Pomona-Pitzer.................................................... 2002-05   153  50
Ryan Jones, Wis.-Stevens Point.................................. ............ 2001-05   166  50
Gerard Haran, TCNJ................................... .............................. 2004-07   166  49
Kurt Kapferer, Wooster................................ ........................... 2003-06   168  49
John Bogenrife, Ohio Wesleyan............................... ............... 1998-01   182   47
Brent Voorhees, McMurry................................ ........................ 2005-08   168  45
Anthony Recker, Alvernia............................... ......................... 2002-05   172  44
Dan Kauffman, Juniata................................ ............................ 2005-08   151  43
Damon Whalen, Wheaton (MA)....................................... ....... 1999-02    167  43
3 of the top HR hitters are from Pomona....Could it have anything to do wth the extremely short RF  fences at their home field. Not taking anything away from these players just a fact that everyone knows playing there.
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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2010, 02:55:33 pm »
Most home runs in the decade

Player, Team                                                                           Years G HR
Jose Cortez, Pomona-Pitzer................................................... 2000-03   155  70
Drew Hedman, Pomona-Pitzer............................................... 2006-09   164  64
Todd Meyer, Alvernia............................... .............................. 1999-02   160  63
Jay Coakley, Marietta............................... .............................. 1999-02   193  58
Drew Caravella, Ohio Wesleyan............................... .............. 1999-02   197  53
Kyle Stalker, Willamette............................. ............................. 2006-09   126  51
Matt Turner, Chris. Newport................................ .................... 2000-03   171  51
Jase Turner, Pomona-Pitzer.................................................... 2002-05   153  50

3 of the top HR hitters are from Pomona....Could it have anything to do wth the extremely short RF  fences at their home field. Not taking anything away from these players just a fact that everyone knows playing there.

It depends on how many are hit at home.  With no standard field, you need to add a stadium factor to a players stats and that sounds like a nice long project, just not for me.

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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2010, 05:15:25 pm »
From the WIAC, I think you really only have four guys that have the credentials to earn consideration for a spot on the All 2000's team:

In no particular order:
1.  Vince Mancuso (Oshkosh) A two time WIAC Position Player of the Year (2002 and 2003) and 2003 National Player of the Year. 

2.  Brady Endl (Whitewater) A two time WIAC Pitcher of the Year (2001 and 2004.)  In addition, he was also a 1st Team All WIAC selection as a DH/1B in 2002, 2003 and 2004.  2004 National Player of the Year.

3.  Jeremy Jirschele (Oshkosh) A two time WIAC Position Player of the Year (2004 and 2005-Co-winner.)  A 1st Team All American in 2004 and 2005.

4.  Jordan Zimmerman (Stevens Point)  A two time WIAC Pitcher of the Year (2006 and 2007.)  A 2nd team All American in 2006 and 2007.


Did I miss anyone??
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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2010, 07:03:55 pm »
From the WIAC, I think you really only have four guys that have the credentials to earn consideration for a spot on the All 2000's team:

In no particular order:
1.  Vince Mancuso (Oshkosh) A two time WIAC Position Player of the Year (2002 and 2003) and 2003 National Player of the Year. 

2.  Brady Endl (Whitewater) A two time WIAC Pitcher of the Year (2001 and 2004.)  In addition, he was also a 1st Team All WIAC selection as a DH/1B in 2002, 2003 and 2004.  2004 National Player of the Year.

3.  Jeremy Jirschele (Oshkosh) A two time WIAC Position Player of the Year (2004 and 2005-Co-winner.)  A 1st Team All American in 2004 and 2005.

4.  Jordan Zimmerman (Stevens Point)  A two time WIAC Pitcher of the Year (2006 and 2007.)  A 2nd team All American in 2006 and 2007.


Did I miss anyone??

Jeremy Jirschele was also the defensive player of the year twice.

Jordan Zimmermann's career stats lacks what could have been a spectacular senior year.

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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2010, 12:21:16 am »
Here are 3 below that should be considered. Chapman went to 8 NCAA DIII Championship Rounds and missed the playoff round only once in the 2000's decade. First 2 were 2 time All-Americans

2003-07 Chapman RHP Devin Drag D3 Pitcher of the Year
APP 68 IP 261 ERA 1.79 W/L 30-2 Saves 10 SO 240

2006-08 Chapman RHP/INF Kurt Yacko D3 Player of the year
APP 56 IP 154 ERA 1.22  W/L 12-1 Saves 26  SO 190
GAMES 139 AVG .343 SLG .539 Hits 194 HR 18 RBI 108
http://www.baseball-reference.com/bullpen/Kurt_Yacko

SOURCE http://web1.ncaa.org/stats/StatsSrv/careersearch?searchSport=MBA

2005-09 Chapman RHP Wayde Kitchens 3 time D3 Baseball All-American
APP 52 IP 284 ERA 1.96  W/L 27-4  SO 294
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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2010, 09:35:23 am »
Imagine what Kitchens would have been had he not been hurt and missed almost his entire senior year at Chapman.
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Re: 2000's All-Decade Baseball Team
« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2010, 09:59:52 am »
I think you have to seriously consider both Brian Youchak (OF or 2B) and Todd Emr (3B). Their stats are unparalleled and Youchak led two teams to Wisconsin from a school that had not been there in quite awhile:

Career Stats:

Youchak:

BA: .461
Hits: 259
HR: 30
2B: 53
OBPS: 1.230

Emr:

BA: .445
Hits: 225
HR: 15
2B: 53