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Matt Barnes

by Jon Sumple | Posted on Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
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UConn junior Matt Barnes has a big weekend ahead: Start for the Huskies in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday and picked in the 2011 MLB Amateur Draft on Saturday. (UConn athletics photo)

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Stat sheet: Born with a baseball in hand ... threw ball to dad in delivery room ... left-handed. Played ball until elbow blowout in college ... no clue what to do next ... became a sports writer. Season-ticket holder with Florida Marlins from inaugural season until move to Seattle in 2009 ... learning to love the Mariners.



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