Matthes Named Golden Spikes Finalist

Tools

By Adam Bagni

Pre-Air Transcript:

HEY EVERYONE WELCOME INTO SPORTS… BROUGHT TO YOU BY ACADEMY SPORTS AND OUTDOORS… THE RIGHT STUFF… THE LOW PRICE EVERYDAY… WELL THE BRAVES ARE FINALLY BACK AT HOME AFTER THAT LONG ROAD TRIP… AND THEIR TEN STRAIGHT GAMES AT TURNER FIELD WERE SUPPOSED TO BEGIN WITH OPPOSITION FROM CUBS ACE CARLOS ZAMBRANO… HOWEVER AFTER ZAMBRANO’S EJECTION AND SUBSEQUENT DESTRUCTION OF A GATORADE DISPENSER…AMONG OTHER ANTICS… ON WEDNESDAY… BIG Z WAS HIT WITH A SIX-GAME SUSPENSION… SETTING UP… INSTEAD TONIGHT… A BATTLE OF TWO ROOKIES…///

(Braves Highlight)

AND FINALLY ALABAMA BASEBALL MAY HAVE COMPLETELY FLAMED OUT THIS YEAR… THEY LOST SIX OF THEIR LAST SEVEN GAMES… BUT A BRIGHT SPOT THROUGHOUT THE CAMPAIGN WAS CERTAINLY KENT MATHIS… AND TODAY HE WAS NAMED A FINALIST FOR THE GOLDEN SPIKES AWARD…

THAT AWARD OF COURSE GOING TO THE BEST COLLEGE BASEBALL PLAYER IN THE NATION… MATHIS HIT .358 THIS SEASON AND CURRENTLY LEADS THE NATION WITH 28 HOME RUNS… AMONG THE OTHER FOUR FINALISTS IS THE SO CALLED… CAN’T MISS PROSPECT AND PROJECTED NUMBER ONE PICK IN THE DRAFT… SAN DIEGO STATE PITCHER STEPHEN STRASBURG...///

SO HE HAS SOME STIFF COMPETITION… AND THAT’LL DO IT… I’M ADAM BAGNI… HOPE YOU JOIN US AGAIN TOMORROW NIGHT… GUYS

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 1000 Characters Left

WNCF and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. Comments are posted on site immediately and without station moderation. If you feel a comment is inappropriate you may flag it for review. For guidelines on flagging comments see our Terms & Conditions. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.