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 Post subject: WE GOT LATHAM!
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 7:18 pm 
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https://twitter.com/KendallRogers/statu ... 1428820993
COACHING NEWS: @GreenWaveBSB has snagged @Lions_Baseball pitching coach Daniel Latham to fill its staff vacancy. That’s a really nice hire for #Tulane head coach Travis Jewett. Latham is a stud.

Southeastern's WHIPs:
2016: 1.29
2017: 1.39
2018: 1.30
ERAs:
2016: 3.01
2017: 4.29
2018: 3.62

Half as many BBs, 1/3 the WPs. We're getting what we want, and more. Plus, Greenie nepotism tends to calm us down for a while 8)

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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 7:20 pm 
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Kendall Rogers says it is a done deal on Twitter. I was 2 minutes behind another poster. good news all around though. SLU was Top 40 this year nationally with a 3.62 ERA; and SLU was sixth in the nation with a 3.08 strikeouts to walks ratio. wow.
Walks per 9 innings stood at 2.47, 4th best in nation. WHIP of 1.22 which was 13th best in nation this season.


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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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Great move. Matt interviewed with Rice today and that is a long shot. Daniel is a huge upgrade.

https://twitter.com/kendallrogers/statu ... 20993?s=12


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Couldn't have done better.

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Couldn't have done better.

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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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Great move. Matt interviewed with Rice today and that is a long shot. Daniel is a huge upgrade.

https://twitter.com/kendallrogers/statu ... 20993?s=12

I wonder how big a long shot it is.
I imagine if Riser gets the job, he could pull a Sean Allen.
But I do know those guys would be thrilled to come to Tulane.

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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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This is good on many levels!.

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I guess the Indian head tootsie roll pops will be back :mrgreen:

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He's certainly my pick.


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I guess the Indian head tootsie roll pops will be back :mrgreen:
That would be nice, but I'm hoping to see the W's back!


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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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1309th WAVE wrote:
https://twitter.com/KendallRogers/status/1001980351428820993
COACHING NEWS: @GreenWaveBSB has snagged @Lions_Baseball pitching coach Daniel Latham to fill its staff vacancy. That’s a really nice hire for #Tulane head coach Travis Jewett. Latham is a stud.

Southeastern's WHIPs:
2016: 1.29
2017: 1.39
2018: 1.30
ERAs:
2016: 3.01
2017: 4.29
2018: 3.62

Half as many BBs, 1/3 the WPs. We're getting what we want, and more. Plus, Greenie nepotism tends to calm us down for a while 8)


If Latham can get our numbers in those ranges we could win a lot of games next year.


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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2018 10:05 pm 
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Glad to hear the good news. We sure were due for some. If you've got pitching you've got a chance.

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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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mandevillewave wrote:
1309th WAVE wrote:
https://twitter.com/KendallRogers/status/1001980351428820993
COACHING NEWS: @GreenWaveBSB has snagged @Lions_Baseball pitching coach Daniel Latham to fill its staff vacancy. That’s a really nice hire for #Tulane head coach Travis Jewett. Latham is a stud.

Southeastern's WHIPs:
2016: 1.29
2017: 1.39
2018: 1.30
ERAs:
2016: 3.01
2017: 4.29
2018: 3.62

Half as many BBs, 1/3 the WPs. We're getting what we want, and more. Plus, Greenie nepotism tends to calm us down for a while 8)


If Latham can get our numbers in those ranges we could win a lot of games next year.


We win those one run games and more OOC and we are still playing


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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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How many Jones proteges are/were in NCAA coaching? Mohl, Latham, Riser, the ousted Cannizaro. Just curious to know. Quite a coaching tree, really.

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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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Rotorooter wrote:
How many Jones proteges are/were in NCAA coaching? Mohl, Latham, Riser, the ousted Cannizaro. Just curious to know. Quite a coaching tree, really.
Schloss, Kingston, Gaut...

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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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Did Rob Cooper get fired at Penn State? I know there was talk.


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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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No, he didn't get fired...at least not yet. Penn State played a lot better in the last 3 weeks of the season and that might have saved his job for a year.

Glad to see Daniel back. Great hire.

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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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That is a Fantastic move! :-D Great to see Latham back at TU.


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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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Given my posts in the other thread, my opinion is fairly obvious; I love this hire, think that he is one of the classiest people we could have obtained. Fantastic family, good head on his shoulders, well-grounded; what's not to like.

Tootsie Roll pops for everyone at the seventh inning stretch (you old folks will know what I am speaking about!)

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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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AO Sig wrote:
Given my posts in the other thread, my opinion is fairly obvious; I love this hire, think that he is one of the classiest people we could have obtained. Fantastic family, good head on his shoulders, well-grounded; what's not to like.

Tootsie Roll pops for everyone at the seventh inning stretch (you old folks will know what I am speaking about!)


And save the ones with the Indian shooting an arrow at a star.


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 Post subject: Re: WE GOT LATHAM!
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FWIW,

Looking at stats of Latham's pitchers at SLU, their top 13 pitchers have ERA's from 2.68 to 4.82, and their BB to SO ratios are 138 to 440.

We have 4 pitchers (out of 18), that have ERA's from 3.36 to 4.86, with 134 BB's to 204 SO's for those same pitchers.


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