Head coach: Bill Stuber, ninth season
2013 record: 13-10 (6-6 Sunrise, fourth)
Returning lettermen (starters): Seven (six)
Top players: OF/P Eli Peinado (Sr.), IF/P Abel Martinez (Sr.), IF/P Bryan Casas (Sr.)
Outlook: Peinado (.457, 27 RBIs), Martinez (6-1, 2.33 ERA, 54 strikeouts; .385, 26 RBIs) and Casas (.382, 4 triples) are expected to be among the leaders on a team that hopes to return to the playoffs.
“Our team is a mix of veteran players and freshmen,” Stuber said. “Martinez will lead the pitching staff, along with junior Sebastian Fitzgerald and freshmen Trevor Kephart and Logan Campbell.
“We are looking to build on last year and advance deeper into the playoffs.”