(AP) — The bumpy transition Mark Stoops experienced last season as a rookie head coach with Kentucky has become much smoother entering Year 2. That says something about the Wildcats’ commitment and understanding of the system, and Stoops now expects players to transfer that into on-field execution as they aim for respectability in the tough Southeastern Conference. ”Guys have worked extremely hard and are much more accountable to each other,” Stoops said at Friday’s kickoff luncheon. Kentucky opens fall camp on Monday looking to improve from consecutive 2-10 seasons and end a two-year conference winless streak. The Wildcats’ last SEC win came against click here. Tennessee in the 2011 season finale.
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Updated 14 minutes ago Dick LeBeau is making official what has been evident since the first day of offseason workouts. Ryan Shazier will be the first rookie to start in his defense since LeBeau returned to the Steelers in 2004. aHe’s going to start. Yeah, he’s going to start,a LeBeau said.
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After that the next milestone is 90, and the hope is Pineda, who hasnt pitched since April 23 due to suspension and a back injury, will be able to rejoin the rotation. At that point, pitch count, he is ready to join us, Girardi said. Asked if the 90-pitch game could come against big league hitters, Girardi didnt dismiss it entirely but didnt endorse it, either. Certain things can pop up from time to time as we have seen around here, but I think the goal is to get him to 90 pitches first before you bring him back, Girardi said.