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Miami's all-freshman infield (Miami Athletics)

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Miami Embraces Youth Movement

Weekend Spotlight

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Despite the optics of a newly grown scruffy beard, first baseman Alex Toral is just 19, one of four teenagers who made history this past weekend.

Toral, second baseman Willy Escala, shortstop Freddy Zamora and third baseman Raymond Gil are believed to be the first all-true-freshmen opening-day starting infield in Miami Hurricanes history.

The four of them — who have played either against each other or as teammates for the past decade on South Florida travel teams — have, since arriving on Miami’s campus, quickly built a bond as a[…]

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