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This is a clip of Potomac Nationals first baseman Kevin Keyes hitting a game-winning two-run home run off Carolina Mudcats pitcher Shawn Morimando in the 4th inning that hit the lights out in left field. The Nationals won 2-0. I was the camera man behind home plate.
This post was edited by JKates 15 months ago
Signatures are stupid. You should block them.
Was Keyes the one who hit the Home Run in the CWS like 4 years ago?
Clearly, he didn't listen to his bunting coach in college.
Augie's lazy a** forgot to recruit sluggers like Kevin.. unbelievable how low Texas has fallen in power level..
big keyes fan...
I've known Kevin since we were in junior high, just a heck of an athlete. He excelled in pretty much everything and had one of the livest arms I've seen throw a football. Baseball was his passion though and damn he's been killing since HS.
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This statement just goes to show how little people pay attention......
Have you heard info about the internal & recruiting problems caused by Tommy Harmon before he left? I was surprised at the info & multiple team sources the info came from
That '09 team had a few sluggers. Nothing that Augie has even come close to recruiting sice that '09 team. Given it might be the draft that has an impact, but the draft is uniform and that is not an excuse. Weiss and Payton are not power hitters. They are 3 hole hitters that hit for average. Pirchingwill get you far and keep you in many games, but you wont win many if you can't hit.
Can you elaborate? I've heard a few things, but just curious about your info if you don't mind sharing.
From various people (& family members) within the program...
Internally, there became a dispute among the coaches about Harmon's lack of recruiting or heading out to various national tournaments to check on prospects...apparently several players simply recruited themselves to Texas or chose other schools because Harmon would not recruit them if that meant significant travel
From what I was told, Skip Johnson would show up regularly at various national tournaments, especially in the SE to recruit specific pitchers...Johnson would then recruit numerous high-profile HS players that Harmon would not, even with Johnson knowing these players would likely go pro
The players really liked working with Harmon when they hit campus...but the greatest reason he was replaced was his lack of recruiting
Harmon and Skip both recruited power hitters since then.. Josh Bell says hello and was not going to budge from his $5 million demand... Courtney Hawkins those are just to name a few.. But wait there are more... Blake Swihart, Austin Dean, Steve Bean...
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