2020 Miami Hurricanes baseball
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 9
CBNo. 9
2020 record12–4 (3–0 ACC)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
  • J.D. Arteaga (18th season)
  • Norberto Lopez (5th season)
  • Matt Cleveland (1st season)
Home stadiumAlex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field
Seasons
← 2019
2021 →
2020 Atlantic Coast Conference baseball standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   PCT W   L   PCT
Atlantic
Notre Dame  ‍‍‍ 3 0   1.000 11 2   .846
No. 24 Clemson  ‍‍‍ 3 0   1.000 14 3   .824
No. 2 Louisville  ‍‍‍ 2 1   .667 13 4   .765
No. 11 NC State  ‍‍‍ 1 2   .333 14 3   .824
No. 15 Florida State  ‍‍‍ 1 2   .333 12 5   .706
Wake Forest  ‍‍‍ 1 2   .333 10 8   .556
Boston College  ‍‍‍ 0 3   .000 6 9   .400
Coastal
No. 7 Miami (FL)  ‍‍‍ 3 0   1.000 12 4   .750
Virginia  ‍‍‍ 2 1   .667 14 4   .778
No. 10 Duke  ‍‍‍ 2 1   .667 12 4   .750
Georgia Tech  ‍‍‍ 2 1   .667 11 5   .688
No. 25 Virginia Tech  ‍‍‍ 1 2   .333 11 5   .688
North Carolina  ‍‍‍ 0 3   .000 12 7   .632
Pittsburgh  ‍‍‍ 0 3   .000 10 6   .625
‡ – Tournament champion
As of March 18, 2020[1]; Rankings from D1Baseball

The 2020 Miami Hurricanes baseball team represents the University of Miami during the 2020 NCAA Division I baseball season. The Hurricanes play their home games at Alex Rodriguez Park at Mark Light Field as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. They are led by head coach Gino DiMare, in his second year as head coach.

Previous season

The Hurricanes finished the 2019 season with a 41–20 record, compiling an 18–12 mark in the ACC to finish second in the Coastal Division. After a 1–1 finish in the ACC Tournament, the Canes earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. They reached the Final of the Starkville Regional, and as a result earned a ranking of 19 in the final D1Baseball poll.

Personnel

Roster

2020 Miami Hurricanes roster[2]
 

Pitchers

  • 7 - Chris McMahon - Junior
  • 14 - Carson Palmquist - Freshman
  • 17 - Spencer Bodanza - Junior
  • 18 - Alex McFarlane - Freshman
  • 19 - Alex Munroe - Freshman
  • 21 - Slade Cecconi - Sophomore
  • 22 - Albert Maury Jr. -
    Junior
  • 32 - Alex Ruiz -
    Sophomore
  • 47 - Tyler Keysor - Senior
  • 52 - Jake Garland - Freshman
  • 53 - Brian Van Belle -
    Senior
  • 61 - Yordani Carmona - Freshman
  • 99 - Daniel Federman - Junior
 

Catchers

  • 31 - Isaac Quinones - Junior
  • 37 - Daniel Labrador - Freshman
  • 44 - Adrian Del Castillo - Sophomore

Infielders

  • 2 - Freddy Zamora - Junior
  • 9 - Josh Lauck - Junior
  • 13 - Tyler Paige - Junior
  • 16 - Raymond Gil - Junior
  • 27 - Anthony Vilar - Sophomore
  • 30 - Alex Toral - Junior
  • 38 - Luis Tuero -
    Freshman
  • 40 - Austin Pollak - Sophomore
 

Outfielders

  • 28 - Jordan Lala - Sophomore
  • 35 - Chad Crosbie - Senior
  • 41 - Chet Moore - Sophomore
  • 43 - Gabe Rivera - Junior
  • 51 - Tony Jenkins - Junior

Utility

  • 0 - Mykanthony Valdez (INF/OF) - Freshman
  • 10 - JP Gates (P/UTL) - Sophomore
  • 36 - Jared Thomas (C/OF) - Freshman
 

Coaching Staff

2020 Miami Hurricanes coaching staff[2]
Name Position Seasons at
Miami
Alma Mater
Gino DiMare Head Coach 20 University of Miami (1992)
J.D. Arteaga Associate Head Coach/Pitching Coach 18 University of Miami (2002)
Norberto Lopez Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coordinator/Catchers 5 Nova Southeastern University (1999)
Matt Cleveland Assistant Coach/Infielders 1 Nova Southeastern University (2001)

Schedule

Legend
  Miami win
  Miami loss
  Postponement
Bold Miami team member
2020 Miami Hurricanes Baseball Game Log[3]
Regular Season
March
Date Opponent Rank Site/Stadium Score Win Loss Save Attendance Overall Record ACC Record
Mar 1 Towson* No. 7 Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL W 9-3 Garland (1-0) Reeser (1-1) None 2,376 8-3 0-0
Mar 4 at Florida Atlantic* No. 7 FAU Baseball StadiumBoca Raton,FL L 2-11 Cooley (1-0) McFarlane (1–2) None 1,166 8-4 0-0
Mar 6 Pittsburgh No. 7 Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL W 5–4 Gates (1–0) McKennitt (0–1) None 2,184 9-4 1-0
Mar 7 Pittsburgh No. 7 Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL W 5–0 McMahon (3–0) Myers (2–2) None 2,605 10-4 2-0
Mar 8 Pittsburgh No. 7 Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL W 14–2 Cecconi (2–1) Gilbertson (2–1) None 2,541 11-4 3-0
Mar 11 at No. 12 UCF* No. 7 John Euliano ParkOrlando, FL W 3–2 McFarlane (2–2) Whitehead (1–1) Federman (3) 2,454 12-4 3-0
Mar 13 at Virginia Tech English FieldBlacksburg, VA
Mar 14 at Virginia Tech English Field • Blacksburg, VA
Mar 15 at Virginia Tech English Field • Blacksburg, VA
Mar 17 Lafayette* Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL
Mar 18 FIU* Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL
Mar 20 Virginia Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL
Mar 21 Virginia Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL
Mar 22 Virginia Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL
Mar 24 Florida Atlantic* Alex Rodriguez Park • Coral Gables, FL
Mar 27 at Duke Durham Bulls Athletic ParkDurham, NC
Mar 28 at Duke Durham Bulls Athletic Park • Durham, NC
Mar 29 at Duke Durham Bulls Athletic Park • Durham, NC
Postseason

Ranking Movements

Main article: 2020 NCAA Division I baseball rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Final 
Coaches Poll 7 7* 7* 9  
Baseball America 5 3 6 6  
Collegiate Baseball^ 4 2 13 9  
NCBWA 5 2 10 8  
D1Baseball 3 1 7 7

^ Collegiate Baseball ranks 40 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
NCBWA ranks 35 teams in their preseason poll, but only ranks 30 teams weekly during the season.
* New poll was not released for this week so for comparison purposes the previous week's ranking is inserted in this week's slot.

References

  1. ^ "Baseball Standings". Atlantic Coast Conference. Retrieved March 9, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Official Baseball Roster". Miami Hurricanes. Retrieved February 22, 2020.
  3. ^ "2020 Baseball Schedule". Miami Hurricanes. Retrieved February 22, 2020.