Real Madrid Baloncesto

On The Fly: UConn Coach Shows Smarts With Pitching Choices

With the UConn baseball team on such a roll, coach Jim Penders had a couple of gut-wrenching decisions to make Saturday morning. With two chances to win one game, who to pitch? He decided to save the experienced Wills Montgomerie. Then he had to deal with three players who broke team rules. Penders sat out Bobby Melley, his No. 3 hitter, and relievers Devin Over and Jack Riley, with the season on the line. When the Huskies fell nine runs behind and lost the first game to Memphis 9-5, the winning streak was over at 11 and all was in danger of slipping away. But Montgomerie, the sophomore from Lakeville, picked up the team, throwing seven scoreless innings, combining with Pat Ruotolo to...

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