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Former BYU pitcher Kolton Mahoney relishes opportunity to pitch in front of family and friends

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

New Orleans Baby Cakes' Kolton Mahoney, who used to play for BYU, throws a pitch during a baseball game against the Salt Lake Bees at Smith's Ballpark in Salt Lake City on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019.

SALT LAKE CITY — The game was long over, but 200 people lingered around Smith’s Ballpark on Monday night as the clock rolled past 10:30 p.m.

They were all there to greet former BYU pitcher and Layton native Kolton Mahoney after his start with the New Orleans Baby Cakes, who were in Salt Lake to play the Salt Lake Bees.