02-17-09 -- Tuscaloosa, Ala --  University of Alabama baseball catcher Chris Smelley, left, hits at an indoor batting cage under Sewell-Thomas Stadium on the UA campus Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 in Tuscaloosa, Al. At right is outfielder Brandt Hendricks. Tuesday's scheduled outdoor practice for the Alabama baseball team was rained out and some players spent their time in the batting cage.   (Dan Lopez/ The Tuscaloosa News)
02-17-09 -- Tuscaloosa, Ala -- University of Alabama baseball catcher Chris Smelley, left, hits at an indoor batting cage under Sewell-Thomas Stadium on the UA campus Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 in Tuscaloosa, Al. At right is outfielder Brandt Hendricks. Tuesday's scheduled outdoor practice for the Alabama baseball team was rained out and some players spent their time in the batting cage. (Dan Lopez/ The Tuscaloosa News)
02-17-09 -- Tuscaloosa, Ala -- University of Alabama baseball catcher Chris Smelley, left, hits at an indoor batting cage under Sewell-Thomas Stadium on the UA campus Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009 in Tuscaloosa, Al. At right is outfielder Brandt Hendricks. Tuesday's scheduled outdoor practice for the Alabama baseball team was rained out and some players spent their time in the batting cage. (Dan Lopez/ The Tuscaloosa News)

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