BASEBALL: Ball State players earn MAC Honors

The Daily News

The Ball State baseball team had two players named to the 2013 All-Mid-American Conference First Team. Scott Baker and Billy Wellman both earned a spot on the 15-name list. 

Baker, a sophomore right-hander, was named the Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Year in addition to his First Team honors. as he accrued an 11-1 record in the regular season. 

Coach Rich Maloney called the award “a huge accomplishment, for both Scotty and the program as a whole.” 

Baker is just the third pitcher in school history to receive the Pitcher of the Year award. In Wednesday’s MAC Championship game, he pitched eight innings and claimed a 12th win, breaking the Ball State program record for most wins in a single season. 

Baker owns a 1.63 ERA on the season.

Wellman, a junior third baseman, is second on the Ball State roster with 35 RBIs this season. 

Sean Godfrey was named to the All-MAC Second Team as he hit five home runs on the season, and he led the team with a .325 batting average and a .485 slugging percentage. His batting average has been slightly higher in MAC play, as he has registered a .345 against league competition.