The season in European Baseball is over. It is time to look back. We will start our annual review series with the Italian Baseball League.
2010 Record: 20-22
2010 Ranking: 6th place in Italian Baseball League. The Orioles missed the playoffs by five games. They finished the regular season by losing six of the last seven games.
Runs Scored: 173 (6th)
Runs Allowed: 170 (5th)
Best Batter: Danny Sandoval. He batted .333 (4th in league, OBP.412/SLG .412) with 26 runs scored and 24 RBI in 41 games this season.
Best OPS: Danny Sandoval .824
Most Home Runs: Andrea Sgnaolin 3
Most RBI: Danny Sandoval 24
Most Runs Scored: Andrea De Santis 29
Most Stolen Bases: Danny Sandoval 8
Best Pitcher: Fernando Gutierrez. The reliever of the Spanish National Team had an ERA of 1.93 in 13 appearances this season, striking out 30 batters in 23 1/3 innings, while walking 13. Opponents batted just .163 against him.
Best ERA Starter: Chris Cooper 2.38
Best ERA Reliever: Fernando Gutierrez 1.93 (Min. 10 IP)
Most Strikeouts: Juan Figueroa 92 (led IBL)
Most Walks: Riccardo De Santis 36
Most Innings Pitched: Riccardo De Santis 88.0
Photo: © Ferrini/FIBS