Friday, September 3, 2010

Mizzou in the Majors: Justin James

Justin James makes major league debut (
A's catcher Landon Powell kept the ball from the inning-ending strikeout of Jeter and gave it to James.

"He struck out a Hall of Famer,” Powell told the Mercury News. "That'd be a good one to keep.”
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"When Jeter came up, I mentally stepped it up a little, especially with the bases loaded," said James, who had his parents and three best friends in attendance. "That's a lot of adversity."
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Landon Powell . . . described James' fastball as very lively. "He's very hard to catch - I'd imagine that would make him hard to hit."

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