Here are a few random observations from the tournament. I watched 90 innings of baseball during the American Athletic Conference tournament. They refer to themselves as The American. No comment. Would have watched 27 more innings if I didn’t have something else planned on Thursday. (Missing Thursday meant I missed 12-2 Kyle Funkhouser.) The 8 teams played round-robin within their respective pools Wednesday thru Saturday. The pool winners advanced to the championship game on Sunday. Houston was the tournament champion, beating Louisville handily, 10-4.
The only Baseball America, top 100 prospect in the tournament was Louisville’s Nick Burdi. Continue reading The AAC playoffs; May 21-25, 2014