Devils baseball takes opener

By Chris Freud

The sun came out and baseball was played.It’s not a novel concept. But it is novel here.Eagle Valley’s boys of summer/spring/sometimes winter got their first swings of the season during a 13-3 thumping of Basalt at Nolan Field in Gypsum. ‘Baseball is game meant to be played outside,” Devils skipper Jesse Meryhew said. “We were getting a little crazy inside the gym.”Hitting off the pitching machine is different than live throwing. Ground balls bounce differently of grass and dirt. And, well, a fly ball isn’t a fly ball indoors.The Devils put a two-spot on the board in the bottom of …

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