Durbin is currently playing in high A for the Rome Braves, and his batting average has slowly climbed over the past month.
Baseball lost 12-2 to Fontbonne to conclude their season. “We didn’t meet our standards, and we’re far from where we want to be as a program, and far from where we’ve been,” head coach Pat Bloom said.
The team struggled over the weekend against local and conference rivals. “We just have not been able to replace what we had last year, and I didn’t think we would; we’re just really struggling to find it right now,” head coach Pat Bloom said.
WashU baseball beats out the North Park Vikings in two blowout victories.
Rising senior Caleb Durbin was drafted for the Atlanta Braves in the 14th round and May graduate Ryan Loutos signed with the St. Louis Cardinals as an undrafted free agent.
The Bears twice squandered late leads against St. Thomas, but players and observers say the weekend is a sign of good things to come for the program.
The Bears beat Johns Hopkins but fell to St. Thomas in walk-off fashion. The team will take on Adrian College Sunday.
After a regional tournament complete with upsets and surprises, Wash. U. has made it further than ever before.
While they are not guaranteed an automatic bid spot in the NCAA postseason due to the UAA not having a conference tournament, head coach Pat Bloom is confident that the Bears will be rewarded for their strength of schedule and their high win percentage.
This spring, Loutos has helped the Bears to a 24-3 overall record, pitching to an astounding 1.14 ERA through 63 innings.
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