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No Minor Feat

Aaron Fitt -Premium Content

Weeks before the USA Baseball collegiate national team finished off its perfect summer, a first-inning pickoff might have been the biggest play of the whole campaign. In the second game of pool play at Haarlem Honkbal Week in the Netherlands, Team USA was up against a Cuban national team that was the same minus one player from its 2004 Olympic gold medal team and its 2006 World Baseball Classic squad. Cuba's Glorbis Duvergel singled against USA lefthander Mike Minor to lead off the game, but Minor stopped Cuba in its tracks and gave the Americans the momentum by picking Duvergel off first.

College | #2008#Summer Scene#Summer Stock

Always Wanting More

Mike Ehrlich -Premium Content

Most people who saw the home run would probably be quick to recall that the three-run blast run proved to be the game-winner. Many more would point out that Kentrail Davis hit the ball so hard that it cleared the 22-foot wall 395 feet away in dead center field, and that he broke his bat in the process.

College | #2008#Summer Scene#Team USA