COLUMBIA — David Wilfong stands on the rubber wearing his red St. Louis Cardinals hat and pinstriped shorts. He lobs the ball underhand with the back of his hand facing home plate, allowing him to add backspin to the pitch. The batter hits a deep fly ball to left, but not deep enough. It’s just another out recorded by the Machens Hitmen ace.
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