While the 2011 season in European Baseball slowly is approaching, we’re finishing up our review series to last year’s action with the Swedish Elitserien. Already back in the dugout are Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, Czech Republic, Belgium, Austria and Croatia.
2010 Record: 3-11
2010 Ranking: 7th place in the Swedish Elitserien after regular season. Gefle missed the cut for the top-six round and had to play in the Kvalserien, where they went 9-1 to secure their spot in the 2011 campaign of the Elitserien.
Runs Scored: 66 (7th)
Runs Allowed: 105 (6th)
Best Batter: Dane Youtz. He batted .340 (OBP .467/SLG .720) with four homeruns, a triple, five doubles, 17 runs scored and 14 RBI for Gefle last season.
Best OPS: Dane Youtz 1.187
Most Homeruns: Dane Youtz 4
Most RBI: Dane Youtz 14
Most Runs Scored: Dane Youtz 17
Most Stolen Bases: John Flaka, Dane Youtz 3
Best Pitcher: Peter Jansson. He went 2-3 with an ERA of 3.13. He struck out 35 batters in 46 innings, walking 27. Opponents batted .241 against him.
Best ERA: Peter Jansson 3.13
Most Strikeouts: Peter Jansson 35
Most Walks: Peter Jansson 27
Most Innings Pitched: Peter Jansson 46.0