In the near future, Cody King hopes to give Columbia baseball fans a lot to cheer about.■ Eric Garcia's final stats for the regular season: .444 (36-for-81), 28 R, 74 TB, 12 2B, 3 3B, 7 HR, 43 RBI, 16 BB, 6 SB, .914 Slg%, .529 OB%. Garcia led his district and Central Texas in RBIs, and led the district in HR
Yesterday, however, was not going to be one of those days.
Pitching for his high school team in the town in which he’ll be playing college baseball, the Missouri commitment led Kirksville to an 11-6 victory over the hometown Bruins at Rock Bridge Field.
“Warming up in the bullpen, you could tell he wanted to play well playing in the town he’s coming to pitch in,” Kirksville Coach Andy Jackson said. “I’m sure he had a little jitters and wanted to come out and impress a little bit.”
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Mizzou Baseball Recruits
■ King holds court against Rock Bridge (Columbia Tribune):