IBAF Makes Olympic Pitch
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London will feature synchronized swimming, badminton and race walking . . . but not baseball. The International Baseball Federation hopes that will change by the time the 2016 Games roll around.
AFL Dish: Nelson Does It All In Desert Dogs’ Victory
Prospect Of The Day The day just kept getting better and better for Phoenix second baseman Chris Nelson (Rockies). In the second inning, he flied out to right field. When [...]
AFL Dish: Beckham Perfect; Hanson Nearly Unhittable
Co-Prospects Of The Day Normally, a player having a perfect day at the plate with two home runs or a pitcher striking out nearly everyone he faces would easily dub [...]
Something To Believe In
No one has ever questioned Desmond Jennings' tools. The Rays' center field prospect is a tremendous athlete, but injuries have caused him to spend more time on the trainer's table than in the lineup. Jennings was healthy this fall, however, and was in the Arizona Fall League as a member of the taxi squad for the Peoria Javelinas.
AFL Dish: Baxter Making The Most Of Limited Playing Time
Prospect Of The Day Peoria Saguaros right fielder Mike Baxter (Padres) may be a member of the team’s taxi squad, but he’s definitely making the most of his time in [...]
National Team Walks Off With Win In Third-Annual AFL Rising Stars Game
The third-annual Arizona Fall League Rising Stars game took place Friday night and it was a game to remember. Righthanders Tommy Hanson (Braves) and Phil Hughes (Yankees) faced off, with [...]