Skeeter is the best batter on the Milky Ways, but he’s hopeless at fielding. Tommy is a decent fielder, but has no talent for hitting. When Skeeter accidentally runs over Tommy’s dog with his bike, he takes the dog to the vet without telling Tommy. But when Tommy and the rest of the team find out, Skeeter becomes worried that Tommy will finally take his place. Fans of Matt Christopher’s sports chapter books will not be disappointed with this baseball story. The book offers both exciting representations of the baseball games, as well as a moral story sure to appeal to animal lovers. While the book is geared more towards boys, girls who love sports and animals will also enjoy the story.