Start learning to pronounce his name.■ MU Baseball splits double header against Illinois-Chicago (columbiamissourian.com)
Then, once you have that down, learn how to spell it.
Don’t complain about the wind in Taylor Stadium; it’s just a byproduct of Rob Zastryzny sprinting his way to notoriety in Columbia, MO. In the Missouri freshman’s third start of the year, he allowed two runs over 5 1/3 innings, on par with his season’s numbers coming in – 10.2 innings pitched and four earned runs allowed.
In each of Saturday's two games, Missouri center fielder and leadoff hitter Brannon Champagne went 2-for-3 and had two walks.■ From the Cheap Seats:
• "I was impressed with Dillon Evert at 2B. Made a couple of dazzling plays in addition to his productive offensive day. Zastryzny was as good as advertised." (Tigerboard.com)And Mizzou basketball fans weren't the only ones frustrated with play-by-play unavailability on Saturday:
• "Offense wasn't the problem today. Obviously it was 11 runs allowed, 6 errors, 7 walks, 1 HBP...and partridge in a pear tree." (Tigerboard.com)
• "I think the SIX errors contributed to our loss!! I believe the inconsistent line up contributes to SIX errors and another terrible season." (Tigerboard.com)
• "Come on KTGR! It's bad enough I can't go to the games, but now I can't even listen..." (Tigerboard.com)