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Kansas State Wildcats Baseball Tickets
Conference: Big 12
League: NCAA Division I
Location: Frank Myers Field, Tointon Family Stadium, Manhattan, Kan.
First Season of Kansas State Baseball: 1897
Last NCAA Tournament Appearance: 2013
Kansas State Wildcats Baseball TicketsAfter a 25-33 (.431) finish overall and 8-16 (.333) in Big 12 play, second-year coach Pete Hughes is returning 20 letter winners: seven position starters and 13 pitchers, including all four starters. Nine of Kansas State’s opponents appeared in the NCAA postseason tournament last year, with 18 of their opponents finishing the prior season ranked in at least one poll. Hughes and his Wildcats are excited to build upon the success of their first year together as they bounce back from dismal seasons in the previous three years. Adding to the excitement, renovations to Tointon Family Stadium were revealed to fans in 2020. Fans now enjoy chairback seating, a new videoboard, new team store and concessions, and a family fun zone, including a playground with protective netting. Get your Kansas State Wildcats baseball tickets at StubHub today, and watch Hughes and his Wildcats continue to accelerate to new heights.
Who are the key returners on the Kansas State Wildcats baseball schedule?Key returning position players include senior catcher Chris Ceballos, sophomore outfielder Zach Kokoska, senior outfielder/pitcher Caleb Littlejim, sophomore infielder/outfielder Dylan Phillips, junior infielder Terrence Spurlin and senior infielder Cameron Thompson. Key returning pitchers include sophomores Griffin Hassall, Eric Torres and Jordan Wicks; juniors Jaxon Passino and Andrew Stratman; and senior Caleb Littlejim. In 2019, left-handed pitcher Jordan Wicks was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team and to the conference All-Freshman Team. Kokoska, Littlejim (UTL), Spurlin and Thompson each received All-Big 12 Honorable Mention recognition.
What are the important matchups for the Wildcat baseball team?In-state opponent Wichita State University is a key matchup for Kansas State Wildcats baseball games in the non-conference portion of the schedule. The Shockers lead the series all-time 54-42. Home stands versus conference opponents will be important. Kansas State will host Baylor, Oklahoma State, Texas and Kansas in must-win series competitions for an invitation to the Big 12 Championship Tournament in May. K-State last won a home series against Baylor in 2016 with an overall record vs Baylor at home of 15-18. The Wildcats have struggled historically with the Oklahoma State Cowboys at home with an overall record in Manhattan of 38-68 but swept OSU in 2010. K-State defeated the Longhorns of Texas in 2018, winning the series with an 11-10 victory. Regardless of the sport or location, any matchup between Kansas State and the University of Kansas is critical. The Wildcats lead the series overall at 180-174-1 and last swept KU at home in 2008.
Does Kansas State baseball play in a conference championship?The Big 12 Conference does host a conference baseball tournament each year. The top eight teams in the conference qualify for the five-day tournament held in May each year. In his first season as head coach of the Wildcats, Coach Pete Hughes led the Wildcats to their first Big 12 Conference Tournament appearance since 2016.
Who are recent KSU players selected in the Major League Baseball draft?Kansas State letter winners who have been drafted recently to the MLB include outfielder Will Brennan (Cleveland), outfielder Drew Mount (Cincinnati), catcher Josh Rolette (Cleveland), left-handed pitcher Parker Rigler (Chicago – AL), first baseman Jake Scudder (Washington), left-handed pitcher Jordan Floyd (Kansas City), infielder Tyler Wolfe (Houston) and right-handed pitcher Lucas Benenati (Cincinnati).
What were some of K-State’s team and individual highlights during the previous season?The Wildcats finished the season with 54 home runs for the team, the highest single-season total since 2009 and tied for fifth in program history. Kansas State pitchers combined to strike out 448 batters during the season. This was the third-highest strikeout total for a season in program history. Freshman Jordan Wicks set the all-time single season record for Kansas State for innings pitched and strikeouts by a freshman. The Wildcat bullpen had a season ERA of 5.31 with 238 strikeouts against 126 walks.
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