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All-Star Q&A: Buck Coats

Coats gets all-star nod

West Tenn shortstop Buck Coats was named to the 2005 Southern League all-star team on Wednesday. Coats is batting .306 through 68 games with the Diamond Jaxx this season and is having his best year ever at the plate. Inside The Ivy met up with Coats after the league all-star rosters were announced and got his thoughts on the selection, his season to date, and more.

Inside The Ivy: Buck, congratulations on being named to this year's all-star team. How is the feeling right now? Buck Coats: I'm pretty hyped up about it, man. It's a great honor to be able to play amongst the best. I was surprised that I got picked, because there are a lot of good ballplayers in this league. I'm just thankful that I'm one of them. Inside The Ivy: Were you surprised that any of... Recommended Stories

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