Sunday, February 11, 2001
This might be a fascinating group to watch. Everybody's good, yet it would behoove everybody to get better.
Center fielder Ken Griffey Jr.'s performance was relatively subpar last year, though his numbers would have made most players envious. His spring objective is to propel himself toward what many expect will be a huge season. Not having to experience the media circus that he endured last year should help.
Dmitri Young is the left fielder, though Reds decision-makers might get second thoughts if he lags and Michael Tucker and Alex Ochoa excel. Close to elevating himself into a higher echelon of hitters and aware of his teammates' talent, Young isn't likely to get stale.
Manager Bob Boone said he doesn't want the Tucker-Ochoa derby in right field to become a platoon. If Boone sticks to that, this will be the most spirited competition in camp.
Michael Coleman, who came from Boston in the Chris Stynes trade, appears to have the edge for the fifth and final outfield spot, though Brady Clark will mount a serious challenge.
Xavier 78, Temple 71
SULLIVAN: XU's Sato aims to please
Muskies: We needed that
UC 64, Southern Mississippi 52
UC's Davis sprains ankle
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Miami's injuries mean opportunities
NKU men 94, IPFW 73
NKU women 82, IPFW 48
Kentucky 76, Mississippi St. 57
Mighty Ducks 3. St. Johns 3
Cleveland 7, Cyclones 3
Stuff 102, Trenton 88
Agassi building college prep school
Cincinnati needs a celebrity in the stands
Fox faces big test at Daytona
Girls sectional swim meet
High school wrestling tournaments
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N.Ky. regional swim meet
CCD beats CHCA to take first in MVC
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