Diamond Kings News Pitcher Matt Trout

Blue Springs South incoming Junior completed his first season with the KCBA Diamond Kings. Matt started with our 16U squad posting an impressive 4-1 with an ERA of 0.72. Matt is a student of the game and understands the importance of pitch counts, getting ahead and throwing strikes. In 29 innings pitched for the 16’s he had 29 strikeouts, 3 walks, 18 hits and most impressive, 96 out of 116 first pitch strikes. Late in the season Matt was given an opportunity to travel with the Senior 17U Diamond Kings and continued to preform. In limited action, Matt facing showcase teams from around the country, faced 10 batters, struck out 3, 0 walks, 2 hits and 1 earned run with 8 out of 10 first pitch strikes.

Trout stated “Its been a great season with the Diamond Kings, how the coaches helped me
grow as a person and a player.” Congratulations Matt on your outstanding season, we look forward to watching your continued success on the mound.

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Tasha Hayes