Monday, August 17, 2009

Mizzou Baseball Quotes & Notes

Ryan Gebhart helped lead his Anchorage Glacier Pilots to the NBC championship game which was played Saturday. Gebhart started and played each game as the Glacier Pilots CF and batted second. Gebhart either led or was in the top 10 in several offensive categories for the 32 team tournament. He ended up hitting 358 with an on base average of 538. He also was second in the tournament in runs scored and RBIs. Gebhart recorded several outstanding games including one game in which he had six RBIs. He had the only RBI in the championship game for the Glacier Pilots with a two out single. Here is a link to a story on the game which also has a video of Gebhart singling home Carlos Alonso. Gebhart finished the summer hitting .310. He hit .338 from the right side of the plate and .294 from the left. .

Kinsler shakes off beaning, back in lineup (
Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler was back in the lineup on Sunday, one day after getting hit in the left shoulder and head by a pitch.

Red Sox reliever Fernando Cabrera hit Kinsler in the eighth inning of the Rangers' 7-2 victory. Kinsler was first hit on the shoulder and then in the helmet. He stayed in the game and had only a light red bruise on the shoulder Sunday morning.

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