"When you're hitting, you hit, and when you're not hitting - well, you just don't hit." (Roy Campanella)"Hitting is an art, but not an exact science." (Rod Carew)
“Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you.” (Leo Durocher)“A full mind is an empty bat.” (Branch Rickey)
“Let’s not get panicky.” (Branch Rickey)
■ College Baseball Daily CHAT, April 17 (collegebaseballdaily.com)
Tomas1976: Top 4 freshman (any position) in the Big XII?
William Knox: Texas' Corey Knebel and Erich Weiss, and Missouri's Rob Zastryzny are easily the top 3 (in no order).
■ Kansas takes series from Missouri baseball team (Columbia Missourian)
"We trust everybody on this team that they'll drive us in," Turner said. "Nobody is thinking someone's not going to drive us in. We have confidence in the next guy, and the guy after that."
Santo agreed: "If I get on base, I have confidence that the next guy will be drove in. We feel comfortable that we're going to have more guys on base. We're just waiting around for that big hit."
When looking at them stand on the base, it's hard not to think of Santo or Turner as the last kid patiently waiting on the curb hours after parent pickup at school.
■ Baseball takes series at Missouri (kansan.com)
Kansas can now take the momentum of winning three consecutive Big 12 series into a showdown with Texas on April 21-23.
“We opened conference play with four series wins out of the first five, and the great thing now is every week can become bigger than the last,” Price said.
■ PHOTOS: Mizzou baseball loses rubber game to Kansas, 6-0 (KBIA Sports Extra)