Jake Skaggs admits the thought that the right knee injury that ended his football career might also end his baseball career at Missouri Southern before it could ever get started had crossed his mind a time or two.
It said everything about how depleted the Midwest Nationals’ pitching staff became recently that they sent out seven pitchers for their Show-Me Collegiate League playoff game with the Queen City Crush on Thursday.
Nixa grad Brett Hammit takes pride in the exceptional stretch of producing NCAA D-I players that the Eagles’ baseball program is enjoying.
Blake Mozley isn’t allowing himself to think about the possibility of landing the starting shortstop job at Missouri State as a true freshman. Likewise, his focus isn’t on him and fellow Ozark grad Carson Shaver continuing to contend the Show-Me Collegiate League’s batting title.
Ozark’s Parker Hanks was part of the sell-out crowds at Busch Stadium over the weekend that cheered wildly for former Cardinal Albert Pujols before each of his at-bats during his return to St. Louis.