Break out the brooms — Keys sweep Salem


If you didn’t make it out to The Grove this weekend, you missed quite a series.

The Keys opened their 2013 campaign with a sweep of Salem, winning by 10 on Friday and walking off the Red Sox on Saturday and Sunday. Frederick’s pitchers allowed just four runs to Sox hitters for the series.

To cap the series off, outfielder Glynn Davis blasted a two-run 10th inning homer Sunday afternoon.

And, in blog-related news, this blog finished 28th on MLBlogs March leaderboard. Movin’ on up!

Below are all the links from this weekend, including game stories, radio calls and interviews.

Pre-first pitch Friday

*READ: Carroll County Times writer Pat Stoetzer wrote this advance piece on the Keys 25th season.

*READ: Greg Swatek of the Frederick News-Post penned a feature on Keys opening day starter Devin Jones.

*WATCH: WHAG’s Dorian Craft talks to Keys players about the start of the season.

*LISTEN: Keys broadcasters interviewed Jones and manager Ryan Minor for Friday’s pregame show. Tim Murray talked to Jones and Adam Pohl sat down with Minor.

Opening Night – Keys 11, Salem 1

*READ: Game stories – FNP, Martinsburg Journal,

*LISTEN: Brenden Webb’s mammoth 2-run blast, Webb postgame interview

Saturday – Keys 3, Salem 2

*READ: Game stories – FNP,

*LISTEN: Sammie Starr’s game-winning sac fly (Call of the Season nominee, IMO)

Sunday – Keys 3, Salem 1 (10)


*LISTEN: Glynn Davis’ two-homer day

*WATCH:  WHAG highlights


*READ: After four seasons of independent baseball, Zane Chavez and Marcel Prado are getting a shot in Frederick.

*LISTEN: To the Chavez and Prado story, the first edition of our Mike’d up segment that airs  during The Frederick Gorilla Pregame Show on Sundays and during Keys Corner on Saturdays, which airs from 1:05-1:30 p.m. Both can be heard on AM1450 The Source and

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