A Whole New Level
Arizona State's Mike Leake has proven to be one of the most dominant pitchers in the country.
Have To Adapt
On Feb. 19, on a very comfortable 70-degree night in Ocala, Fla., righthander Keyvius Sampson took the mound for Forest High's first game of the season. About 930 miles north, another one of Baseball America's top 100 high school prospects, Neuqua Valley High lefthander Ian Krol, was preparing for his high school season indoors. The high temperature in Krol's hometown of Naperville, Ill., that day? A bitter 24 degrees and windy. Such is life for amateur pitchers in cold climates.
‘Impact’ Prospects Open North Carolina High School Season
The people at Impact Baseball couldn’t have asked for a better weekend for their tournament. They were probably a little nervous when there was about an inch of snow on [...]
Jucos Take Center Stage
Some of the top junior college teams played tournaments at Chipola (Fla.) and Southern Nevada over the last two weekends.
Making Some Noise
The numbers he put up last season make him seem almost superhuman. But Indiana catcher Josh Phegley is a lot more Clark Kent than he is Superman. Sure, the junior first-team All-American had a breakout season last year, but it hasn't gone to his head. He still has that "Aw, shucks" Midwest humility.
WBC Rosters Firming Up
The rosters for the second World Baseball Classic are starting to shape up.
Phils, Bucs Swap Catchers
The Phillies added catching depth to their major league team by acquiring catcher Ronny Paulino for catcher Jason Jaramillo.
In today's age, the minor league teams drawing the most fans are typically those with the newest ballparks. That's not the case with the Birmingham Barons. Sure, Regions Park is newer than the stadium they left, but that can be said of every ballpark in America. After all, Rickwood Field is the oldest standing ballpark in the country.