Preseason Q&As: Winger, Cronenworth, Gutierrez
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Jan. 27, 2014

The 2014 Michigan baseball season is right around the corner. Before the first pitch on Friday, Feb. 14, at Texas State, MGoBlue.com will give you an inside look at Team 148 with our player Q&As. The fifth installment features senior Brett Winger, sophomore Jacob Cronenworth and freshman Hector Gutierrez.

Brett Winger Brett Winger, 1B
Senior
Orlando, Fla.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Work for the FBI
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
Darrell Armstrong
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
Jim Abbott
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Ichabod Crane
If I played another sport, it would be ...
Basketball
My advice for kids ... Work hard in everything that you do and never be satisfied
The sport I play the worst ... Golf
Worst habit ...
I eat too many sweets
Favorite MLB team ...
Boston Red Sox
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
The Sopranos
Favorite TV channel ...
HBO
Favorite book ...
The Lone Survivor
Favorite movie ...
The Shawshank Redemption
Favorite actor or actress ...
Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite video game ... I don't play video games
Favorite food ... Steak
One word to describe Erik Bakich ... Determined
The fastest guy on the team is ... Kyle Jusick
The strongest player on the team ... Eric Jacobson
One thing people don't know about me is ... I enjoy cooking.
If I had one wish it would be to ... Have more wishes
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... Win a Big Ten championship!

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Jacob Cronenworth Jacob Cronenworth, IF/P
Sophomore
St. Clair, Mich.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Stay in baseball in coaching or working for an MLB organization
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
Steve Yzerman
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
Gordie Howe
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Walter Johnson
If I played another sport, it would be ...
Hockey
My advice for kids is ...
Work hard in school and in sports and stay confident.
The sport I play the worst ... Basketball
Worst habit ... Always cracking my fingers and wrists
Favorite MLB team ...
Baltimore Orioles
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
SpongeBob
Favorite TV channel ... MLB Network
Favorite book ...
Outliers
Favorite movie ...
Miracle
Favorite actor or actress ...
Leonardo DiCaprio
Favorite video game ... NHL '14
Favorite food ...BBQ
One word to describe Erik Bakich ... Energetic
The fastest guy on the team is ... Me and Alex Lakatos
The strongest player on the team ... Dom Jamett
One thing people don't know about me is ...
I have no pets
If I had one wish it would be to ... To have unlimited wishes
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... Win a Big Ten championship!

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Hector Gutierrez Hector Gutierrez, IF
Freshman
Detroit, Mich.

After my baseball career I would like to ... Be a personal trainer
My favorite athlete growing up was ...
Derek Jeter
Most impressive person I have ever met ...
Jim Abbott
Person in history I'd most like to meet ...
Julius Caesar
If I played another sport, it would be ...
Basketball
My advice for kids is ...
No dream is too big.
The sport I play the worst ...
Hockey
Worst habit ...
Chewing seeds
Favorite MLB team ...
Detroit Tigers
Favorite cartoon/TV show growing up ...
Rugrats
Favorite TV channel ...
MLB Network
Favorite book ...
The Outsiders
Favorite movie ...
Sandlot
Favorite actor or actress ...
Mark Wahlberg
Favorite food ... Menudo
Favorite video game ... Call of Duty
One word to describe Erik Bakich ... Confident
The fastest guy on the team is ... Jacob Cronenworth
The strongest player on the team ... Kevin White
One thing people don't know about me is ... I didn't play baseball until I was 11 years old
If I had one wish it would be to ... Be successful
One think I want to accomplish at Michigan is ... To win a national championship.

Previous Q&As
Martin, Eaton, Miller (Jan. 23)
Wysocki, Balicki, Lozer (Jan. 20)
Lakatos, Sexton, Slater (Jan. 16)
Jacobson, Bourque, Shook (Jan. 13)


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