Power Pushes Scott Kingery Past Former Arizona Teammate Kevin Newman

Phillies second baseman Scott Kingery (pictured) went 20-20 in the first half, while Pirates shortstop Kevin Newman hit an empty .258 at Double-A.

As contemporary college teammates, Kevin Newman and Scott Kingery have understandably long been linked.

Newman was the star recruit of Arizona's 2012 class. Kingery walked on.

Newman was the Wildcats' everyday shortstop as a freshman, hitting .336 while walking more than he struck out. From that first day on campus, he was the capable shortstop who could put the bat on the ball.

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