12 --The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, June 8, 1994
Blue pitchers flock to pro ranks
By Ryan White round pick. Monday, righty Ron his career, ended when he de-
DAILY BASEBALL WRITER Hollis, a0th rounder and also a jun- a case of phlebitis.
One could hardly blame Michigan ior, followed suit by signing with the Hollis was named to thei
baseball coach Bill Freehan if he tried Los Angeles Dodgers. Ten team last month and pitche
to shut down every road leading out As if losing two of next season's hitter earlier in the season;
of Ann Arbor. three returning starters wasn't bad Michigan State.
In fact, that might be the only way enough, Ray Ricken, a right-hander The losses leave Freehan
for him to stop the steady flow of with two years of eligibility remain- bling to find a pitching staff f
pitchers from the city - and away ing, met with the New York Yankees season.
from his ballclub. on Monday and may ink a contract The top returners for the V
Since the Major League Baseball with them this week. ines are now Mark Temple
Draft at the beginning of the month, Hollis will attend the Dodgers Ferullo, Matt Humbles and clos
two Wolverine pitchers have left the mini-camp next week in Vero Beach, Arvai. Ricken, if he stays, will
team for the pros and a third may soon Calif., and it is expected that he will staff's ace.
join them. be assigned to one of their Class A Recruiting may or may n
Last week junior left-hander Heath ball clubs in either Yakima, Wash., or the Wolverine's cause.
Murray signed with the San Diego Great Falls, Mont. Brian Rose, a high school st
Padres after they made him a third- Last year, his season, and almost from Massachusetts, commi
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guard Kevin Johnson announced he
would retire when his new deal ex-
pired, regardless of whether he wins
an NBA title. Does that mean we can
assume he is playing for the money,
not the desire to win?
These are not isolated incidents.
These dayspractice has become an
Has it affected the quality of play?
Without a doubt. How else could you
explain the Bulls losing Jordan and
winning only two fewer games? Or
how the Knicks can make the Finals
only one other player who can shoot?
This is not to say that the Knicks
do not deserve their status; they do.
But they are one of the two best teams
in the league because they work harder
than the rest.
The NBA will deny all of this.
They will say the league is stronger
In a way, they're right. The league
is outstanding provided you watch
the commercials and not the games.
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Distance runners traditionall
struggle in higher altitudes due to th
High jumper Jon Royce failed
place in his event, making Sulliva
the Wolverines' only All-American
"I really enjoyed (the meet);
Sullivan said. "It's beautifulup there.I
was one of the best meets I've eve
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