Once again, Tim Jamieson’s team used the “Johnny Wholestaff” approach and, once again, it worked. The ten pitchers that made up “Johnny Wholestaff” were Phil McCormick, Kelly Fick, Nick Tepesch, Ian Berger, Ryan Gargano, Tyler Clark, Jeff Emens, Brian Carr, Ryan Allen, and Brad Buehler. The only pitcher to give up any runs was Allen, who gave up 2 in his 1 inning of work.■ The Columbia Missourian's Andrew Dewitt says With little time left, Tiger baseball fighting for NCAA bid:
“[Johnny Wholestaff] has been pretty consistent all year,” Jamieson said.
"I really think if we finish .500 and near .500 in the league we'll get in because our schedule and conference is so good," Tigers coach Tim Jamieson said. "There's several teams ahead of us that are ranked. We just have to take care of business these last four weekends."■ In Joining the Clubb, The Columbia Tribune's Matt Nestor looks at the Johnny Wholestaff approach from a different angle:
The Missouri baseball team’s Johnny Wholestaff approach to pitching this season can serve as an audition. It’s a chance for a pitcher or two to show he deserves a chance to do more.
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“I’ve started since I was a little kid, so I definitely looked forward to this,” Clubb said. “I was definitely nervous — first collegiate start. It was a lot of fun. I just threw like I know how to throw.”
Jamieson said he’d like at least one more starter to emerge through the last half of the season, but he said he’s not certain Clubb would be considered for the still vacant Saturday slot just yet