USC's pitcher rotation in question after first weekend of scrimm - 14 News, WFIE, Evansville, Henderson, Owensboro

Latest Scores, Headlines and Analysis

USC's pitcher rotation in question after first weekend of scrimmages

Posted: Updated:
Chad Holbrook Chad Holbrook
  • SPORTSMore>>

  • Reds club Cubs

    Reds club Cubs

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-28 22:18:35 GMT
    Billy Hamilton stole his 51st base and the Cincinnati Reds swiped six in all, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 Thursday. Zack Cozart and Todd Frazier each stole twice, and Kristopher Negron added one more. TheMore >>
    Billy Hamilton stole his 51st base and the Cincinnati Reds swiped six in all, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 Thursday.More >>
  • Tony Stewart to return to competition on Sunday

    Tony Stewart to return to competition on Sunday

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:58:35 GMT
    The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Aug. 9, when he hit Kevin Ward Jr. at a sprint car event in upstate New York.More >>
    The three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since Aug. 9, when he hit Kevin Ward Jr. at a sprint car event in upstate New York.More >>
  • Pirates rally past Cards

    Pirates rally past Cards

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:34 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:34:46 GMT
    Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2. The Pirates won afterMore >>
    Pinch-hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.More >>
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

The first weekend of USC baseball scrimmages left head coach Chad Holbrook ticked off.

Several players made their way into Holbrook's dog house by the way they conducted themselves off the field this weekend.

Holbrook is upset with sophomore pitcher Jack Wynkoop and a few other players for not "doing things the right way."

"Part of it was because some of the guys didn't handle some responsibilities off the field that we ask them to handle this weekend so I was playing them around a little bit," Holbrook said. "That's part of why Wynkoop threw last."

Coach Holbrook's frustration with Wynkoop made him uncertain on where his projected weekend starter falls in the current pitching rotation.

"You know, we try to hold our players accountable and do the right things off the field," Holbrook said. "Some of them didn't handle it the right way… we'll hopefully learn from it and get better, become a little more committed trying to do what we are trying to get done here."

Holbrook added the team can't become complacent.

"Sometimes that attitude permeated a little bit this weekend I thought," Holbrook said. "We'll try to correct that this week."

Copyright 2014 WIS. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow