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Enid’s Tobin Mateychick pitched at Eck Stadium on Wednesday afternoon in an American Legion game against Woodward. Evidently, the game stands as a testament to Eck Stadium. The teams packed up and played a single game in Wichita just for the fun of playing in a big-time stadium. I watched a few innings of Mateychick, picked in the 28th round by Detroit last week. He looked about perfect from a WSU perspective. He is tall and fluid and throws hard. He looks like a prototypical pitcher. Yet, he’s got enough rough spots that he went on the draft’s second day and may choose three years at WSU to polish.Watched some pickup basketball on Tuesday. Three of the freshmen - Jerome Hamilton, Kenny Manigault and Tyler Richardson - are in town. Demetric Williams will arrive later this summer, as will returner Gabe Blair. Word is the freshmen are freshmen - sometimes they don’t play hard. Other times they show off some solid skills. I want to watch a few more times before drawing any summer-handicapped conclusions.If you’re going to bash Wu-Shock, please get the facts straight.If you want to follow summer baseball, this site looks like it is quite worthwhile. WSU’s Tim Kelley is off to a good start with the Foresters.

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