Pirates Sink Gamecocks, Force Decisive Game Monday
GREENVILLE, N.C.—East Carolina has climbed the mountain that is winning two games in one day. Now they’ve got one more to go. The top seed and host of the Greenville [...]
Hot Sheet Chat: May 22
Jim Shonerd joined readers for the weekly chat about the Prospect Hot Sheet.
Going through your first spring training is a learning experience for any player. For Casey Kelly, the change wasn't just about the new things he was doing; it was about the things he wasn't doing—hitting and playing shortstop.
Home At Last
Minor league baseball has an inherently transient nature, particularly at its lower levels. From players and coaches to affiliations and the franchises themselves, the only constant is change. No franchise illustrates this trait better than the Bowling Green Hot Rods, the low Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays.
When a program is trying to put itself on the college baseball map, producing a first-round pick in the draft is a good way to do it. Kennesaw State hopes junior righthander Kyle Heckathorn gives its program just such a boost.
The Future’s So Bright
The best is still ahead for one of minor league baseball's most accomplished franchises. The venerable Columbus Clippers will be moving to new Huntington Park in 2009 and will begin a new affiliation with the Indians.