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Jacquez’s Small Frame Generates Electric Stuff

Bubba Brown -Premium Content

Although he lived in El Paso, Texas, on the American side of the border, Ricky Jacquez spent most of his youth in Mexico. That's where he played baseball. Believing the youth talent level to be greater on the southern side of the border, Jacquez, who holds dual American-Mexican citizenship, played on Mexican Little League teams as a youngster.

High School | #2010#Events#Team USA

Youth Tournament Still On

Alan Matthews -

The 16-and-under youth national team was one of 10 teams scheduled to compete in the International Baseball Federation (IBAF) World Youth Championships in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, but IBAF has rescinded its affiliation, choosing not to sanction it as a World Championship because of political differences between the governments of Taiwan and Venezuela.

High School | #2008#Events#Team USA

Team USA Announces Junior Finalists

USA Baseball announced the 32 players who will be considered for inclusion on its 2007 18-and-under junior national team. The 32 players, along with 11 alternates, were selected from a pool of 144 players who participated in the 15th annual Tournament of Stars at USA Baseball's national training complex in Cary, N.C.

High School | #2007#Events#Team USA