Ryan Tella, who was 1-for-3, drove in two runs with a third-inning triple
Expected to be a NCAA-Regional caliber team by baseball prognosticators, fifth-year head coach John Pawlowski (134-103 / .565) is anxious to get the 2013 season underway.
From 1 to 99, we look at the history of some Auburn baseball numbers
Game Two is Friday at 3:45pm
Final week of fall practice
3-9-14 Mercer vs Auburn Baseball
3-2-14 Presbyterian vs Auburn Baseball: Game 3
3-1-14 Presbyterian vs Auburn Baseball: Game 2
2-28-14 Presbyterian vs Auburn Baseball
2-21-14 UAPB vs Auburn Baseball
Appeared in 15 games, collecting one hit in 10 at-bats (.100) ... Earned three starts at second base ... Walked, recorded an RBI and scored a run in second game of doubleheader vs. Maine (2/16) ... Went 1-for-3 in start vs. Alabama (3/28) ... Saw action as a defensive replacement only in 10 games ... For the season, had just one error in 21 chances, recorded eight putouts and 12 assists ... Helped turn two double plays on the year.
2012 - FRESHMAN YEAR
Hit .300 (3-for-10) in a limited number of plate appearances ... Played in 13 games ... Scored four runs and drove in a RBI ... Had a .500 on base percentage after drawing three walks and getting hit by a pitch once ... Had a perfect fielding percentage on 17 tries (four putouts, 13 assists) ... Hit .333 (2-for-6) in SEC play ... Entered as a defensive replacement on Saturday vs. No. 2 Florida (5/19) and went 1-for-2 from the top of the order, scoring a run ... Was perfect on six fielding chances and helped turn two of Auburn's four double plays ... Entered as a defensive replacement on Friday vs. South Carolina (4/20) and went 1-for-1 with a run scored ... Entered as a defensive replacement and went 1-2 against Alcorn State (2/21).
Played for his father, Matt Cimo, at Auburn HS ... Hit .383 with 79 doubles, 16 home runs and 105 RBIS, stealing 65 bases during his high school career ... Three-year starter that made just five errors in his high school career ... Team won 6A State Championship in 2009 and 2010 ... 2011 Louisville Slugger Pre-Season All-American ... 2011 AHSAA North-South All-Star ... 2010 and 2011 First Team All-Conference ... 2009 All-State.
Tanner Matthew Cimo ... Son of Matt Cimo and Debbie Flowers ... Has a sister, Allie (22) ... Father played nine years of minor league baseball ... Major: fitness conditioning and performance.