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Anthony Kay Has Matured So Much, The UConn Lefty Might Be A First Round MLB Pick

Anthony Kay Has Matured So Much, The UConn Lefty Might Be A First Round MLB Pick

STORRS – Anthony Kay was in a jam, though not of his own making. An infield hit and throwing error had put a runner in scoring position with no outs in the fifth inning of a scoreless game, one with the feel that one run would be enough.

Kay, UConn's junior lefthander, reached back for a little extra velocity and precision. He struck out the first batter on a 1-2 pitch, the next on an 0-2 pitch. Getting ahead 0-2, he got the third out on a slow grounder. Behind the backstop at J.O. Christian Field, roughly a dozen scouts put down their radar guns and began jotting down notes as the rain fell on their notepads.

Lou Petrucci, who coached Kay at Ward Melville High in East...

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