Season Preview – Outfielders

The last area of the team that we will cover will be the outfielders. This years OF class looks to be the fastest in OC history. They will make it very tough for the opposition to get extra base hits.

Returning from last years team and the leader of the outfield will be Davis Todosichuk (CF, SR, Kelowna, BC). In his first three seasons with the Coyotes, Davis has accumulated a .312 batting average in 94 games. He has 107 hits, 45 RBI, 2 homeruns and 45 stolen bases. He has been the leadoff hitter for the past two season and will look to continue that roll, setting the table for the rest of the offense. He also possesses one of the strongest and most accurate arms from the outfield. Opposing coaches know that when the ball is hit his way, to second guess sending the runner an extra base.

 

Davis Todosichuk

 

Also returning from last years team is Jeremy Buckley (LF, JR, Kelowna, BC). Over the past 3 seasons, Buckley has hit .247 in 97 games. He has improved greatly each year with the Coyotes and will look to be a threat both at the plate and on the base paths.

Jeremy Buckley

The other returning outfielder for the Coyotes is Alex Russell (OF/2B, Soph, Kelowna, BC). Russell has been more of a utility player for the Coyotes, playing both the outfield and second base. His strong defensive play give the Coyotes a good option late in the game.

New to the team this year are Damian Obrigewitch (OF, Fresh, Edmonton, AB), Chace Davidson (OF, Fresh, Saskatoon, SK), Elias Erdman (OF, Fresh, Quesnel, BC), Alex Dawson (RHP/OF, Fresh, Richmond, BC), and transfer Trevor Mlait (OF, Fresh, Kelowna, BC).

The Outfield depth is deep this year and one of the fastest OC has every had. They will be a huge part of the Coyotes success both on defense and offense.

This concludes our Season Preview. Next up for the Coyotes will be their Annual US Spring Training Trip, which sets them up against some of the best Junior College programs in the US. This includes #4 College of Southern Nevada, #7 Central Arizona College and #12 Yavapai College. All the games will be big tests for the Coyotes but will also offer great insight as to where the team sits with that level of competition and where they can improve heading into their Canadian College Baseball Conference Season.

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