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— Tim Hickman (@hickmantl) March 4, 2013
♦ Check out yesterday's Mizzou Matchup feature, profiling the Eastern Michigan Eagles
♦ Are you game for a home opener you'll be telling stories about for years to come? Layer up and come out to the Tigers on Deck Tailgate Party and then enjoy a "cold one" with Mizzou's Boys of Summer!
♦ Weather forecast for Tuesday & Wednesday (Weather.com)
- Tuesday: Gusty winds. Snow flurries developing in the afternoon. Cold. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph
- Wednesday: Sunny, high of 40, Winds NNW at 13 mph
♦ Max Scherzer could be poised for stardom (ESPN)
Asked if he was confident this spring that that delivery was now burned into his DNA, Scherzer replied: "When you struggle and then you find something mechanically that works for you, you don't have to write it down. That's just instilled in you. I know exactly what it feels like to have my hands break in front of my body. And now, it's just second nature."COLLEGE BASEBALL VIDEO OF THE WEEK
But Scherzer also knows that merely finding something that worked for him last year "doesn't guarantee success" this year. That delivery tweak only allows him to go out and "execute my pitches." But now, he said, "it's up to me to go out there and do it."
Nevertheless, at age 28, Scherzer approaches this season in what seems to be a far different place than he's ever entered any season in his career. ..
♦ From a Division 3 game between Berry College and Hendrix College on Sunday. I'm picturing Eric Anderson doing this and knocking the runner into the grandstand.