Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Mizzou Baseball Quotes & Notes

Jack Dudenhoeffer, who was previously named 1st team all-state and 1st team all-district, was named to the KC Star's All Metro Team.
3rd base, First Team: Jack Dudenhoeffer, Pembroke Hill, senior. Before Dudenhoeffer begins a new stage for Mizzou baseball, he shattered several Raider offensive statistics, including most overall hits and triples in a season. Dudenhoeffer batted .500 with a .986 slugging percentage and produced 32 RBIs. Among his 36 season hits, Dudenhoeffer had seven triples and four home runs.
■ From Tigerboard.com:
Sunday was the last regular season game for the California Summer League. Ryan Clubb, Kelley Fick and Brian Carr were members of the San Luis Obispo Blues who went 40-16. Kelley Fick led the way going 5-1 with an 1.17 ERA. Fick led the Blues in innings pitched and strike outs. Ryan Clubb was 1-2 for the season with an 4.43 ERA. Clubb had 22 strike outs in 20 innings of play. Former Mizzou player Brian Carr was 0-1 on the mound with an 1.08 ERA all in relief. Carr also batted posting an .348 batting average.

Rangers place Kinsler on DL (mlb.com)
Second baseman Ian Kinsler (03) and relief pitcher Jason Grilli were placed on the 15-day disabled list to make room for relief pitchers Neftali Feliz and Doug Mathis (05) on the 25-man roster.
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Kinsler's move was retroactive to July 29. He was suffering from a strained left hamstring that hadn't improved over the last three days.

The Rangers were hoping to avoid placing Kinsler on the DL, but Daniels didn't want Kinsler to feel pressured to come back before being completely healed. He is eligible to return Aug. 13. Kinsler was hitting .157 in July.
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Mathis was optioned to Triple-A prior to Wednesday's game. He was pulled from a Triple-A start on Saturday and instead pitched one perfect inning.

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