BASE: National Perspective

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  • Indiana is 19th with 1.45 home runs per contest
  • Michigan State is 12th in the nation with 0.48 triples per game
  • Illinois is 13th with 2.28 stolen bases per game
  • The Spartan defense is sixth with a .978 fielding percentage
  • Penn State (1.14), Michigan (1.12) and Purdue (1.09) rank 11th, 15th and 25th, respectively, in double plays turned per game
  • Indiana's Alex Dickerson ranks fourth with 18 home runs, 11th with a .804 slugging percentage and seventh with 144 total bases.
  • Penn State's Ben Heath is sixth with 17 homers, 17th with a .772 slugging percentage and 22nd with 129 total bases.
  • Indiana's Jerrud Sabourin is 12th with 78 hits
  • Purdue's Tyler Spillner (7) is seventh and Michigan's Patrick Biondi (6) is 10th in triples
  • Illinois' Willie Argo is seventh with 33 stolen bases
  • Ohio State's Alex Wimmers is seventh with a 1.61 ERA and second with nine wins.
  • Northwestern's Paul Snieder is 12th with nine saves, while Michigan's Tyler Burgoon and Iowa's Kevin Lee are tied for 22nd with eight saves.
  • Minnesota's Seth Rosin continues to lead the nation with 0.39 walks per nine innings, while Northwestern's Francis Brooke is fifth with a 0.80 average.
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