Randy Norris(Dudley HS/WSSU) and D.J. Artis(Southeast Guilford HS/Liberty U) will be watching the Draft Board closely during Day Two of MLB Draft:Artis goes in Round 7 and Norris is still on the clock

Posted by Andy Durham on June 5, 2018 at 11:39 am under College, High School | Comments are off for this article

D.J. Artis(Southeast Guilford HS/Liberty University) was selected with the 218th overall pick, and Artis went to the Chicago Cubs, in the 7th Round……. ***Check out Joe Sirera, from the News and Record, on D.J. Artis in the MLB Draft, when you CLICK HERE.*** Andrew Moritz(UNCG) goes to the Atlanta Braves with pick #172 overall and …Read the Rest…

Local High School players selected on the Final day of the MLB Draft:Brown(NEG), Deatherage(WA/N.C. State), Corbett(HPCA), Meredith(Glenn) and Bailey(WES) all go on Day Three

Posted by Andy Durham on June 14, 2017 at 7:22 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Last Day of the MLB Draft and here is how it went and how it looked for our local players, from in and around Guilford County…….News from Twitter on today’s Pro Baseball proceedings…. Joe Sirera? @JoeSireraNR @GCSRAMS OF Jacob Brown taken by Baltimore Orioles in 18th round of MLB draft. First-team All-Area player and High …Read the Rest…


Two North Carolina High School kids go in the Top Six Picks of the MLB Draft:MacKenzie Gore(Whiteville HS) to San Diego and Austin Beck(North Davidson HS) to the A’s

Posted by Andy Durham on June 12, 2017 at 8:43 pm under High School | Read the First Comment

Good to see two North Carolina high school kids go in the Top Six Picks of the MLB Draft with MacKenzie Gore(Whiteville High School), LHP, to the San Diego Padres(#3 overall pick) and Austin Beck(North Davidson High School), OF, to the Oakland A’s(#6 overall pick)….. Gore, from Whiteville, was the National High School Baseball Player …Read the Rest…

Blake Butler(SEG/COC) to the Cincinnati Reds/Jon Olczak(WES/N.C. State) to the Milwaukee Brewers/Jaylin Davis(NEG/APP) to the Twins/DJ Artis(SEG) to the Red Sox/Nick Monroe(Eastern Alamance/UNCW) to Padres/Lassiter to White Sox

Posted by Andy Durham on June 10, 2015 at 3:35 pm under College, High School | 4 Comments to Read

Blake Butler(SEG), Jaylin Davis(NEG), DJ Artis(SEG) and John Olczak(WES) among the local young men moving into the MLB Draft rounds today…… Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford HS/College of Charleston) [2B] to the Cincinnati Reds and Jon Olczak(WES/N.C. State) [P] to the Milwaukee Brewers….. Butler Round 15 and pick 445….More details as they become available and we are …Read the Rest…

Do you think we have anybody locally that will go/be selected in the MLB Draft???[Josh Tobias(SEG) goes in Round 10 to the Phillies

Posted by Andy Durham on June 9, 2015 at 1:19 pm under Amateur, College, High School, Professional | 8 Comments to Read

*****Josh Tobias(Southeast Guilford High School/U Florida) (FL) 3b/2b…Selected in Round 10 by the Philadelphia Phillies***** Any picks coming from any of our local teams or local players??? +++++We just listed him two minutes ago and Max Wotell(Marvin Ridge HS) (NC) LHP, just went to the Mets in Round 3.+++++ [Wotell was (14-0) on the 2015 …Read the Rest…


Local Players taken in the MLB Draft on Saturday:Hudgens(SWG), Durham(SA) and Thompson(SA)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm under College, High School | Read the First Comment

Southwest Guilford/UNC-Charlotte Brock Hudgens(pitcher) went to the Milwaukee Brewers in the 31st round…. New York Mets draft Southern Alamance High School pitcher Alex Durham in the 12th round…. Colorado Rockies select UNCG pitcher Dylan Thopmson(Southern Alamance)…. *****Courtesy Don Moore and Twitter….*****

Top Ten Picks from last night’s MLB Draft

Posted by Andy Durham on June 6, 2014 at 9:43 am under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

*****The Marlins go for a young arm in Tyler Kolek(RHP), the White Sox select N.C. State’s Carlos Rodon(LHP), Jeff Hoffman(RHP), out of East Carolina goes to the Blue Jays and Aaron NolaRHP), brother of former Greensboro Grasshopper Austin Nola, is taken by the Phillies…***** 1. Houston Astros: LHP Brady Aiken, Cathedral Catholic HS 2. Miami …Read the Rest…

Local guys taken in the MLB Draft

Posted by Andy Durham on June 10, 2013 at 10:58 am under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Here are just a few of the names and I know we will leave someone out, so send their name in…. Alex Swim(Northwest Guilford HS/Elon) taken in the 22nd Round by the Minnesota Twins….Alex is the all-time hits leader at Elon U… Dallas Newton(Southeast Guilford HS/Pitt Community College) taken in the 32nd Round by the …Read the Rest…

Michael Dimock(WES/Wake Forest) and Eddie Sappelt(Southern Alamacne HS) go in the MLB Draft

Posted by Andy Durham on June 6, 2012 at 6:31 pm under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Michael Dimock with pick #1119 went to the Houston Astros in Round 37 today…Mike is a RHP from Wesleyan Academy in High Point and from Wake Forest….. Eddie Sappelt, from Southern Alamance High School and a member of the Metro 4-A Tournament Champions, was selected by the Miami Marlins in Round 37 today and Eddie …Read the Rest…

MLB Draft names and numbers from Wednesday with Landon Lassiter(North Davidson HS) going today, plus Tyler Hollstegge(UNCG) gone to the A’s

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From today’s picks/action at the MLB Draft…. Round 16 #491 SEAT RHP Dominic Leone(Clemson) Round 16 #503 CLEV RHP Cody Penny(North Carolina) Round 16 #512 TBAY 2B Tommy Coyle(North Carolina) Round 16 #513 ARIZ SS Landon Lassiter(North Davidson HS) Round 17 #528 COL SS Jason Stolz(Clemson) Round 17 #540 STL RHP Christopher Perry(Methodist) Round 17 …Read the Rest…

Update on the MLB Draft with ACC and area players selected(Wake Forest players moving quick)

Posted by Andy Durham on June 5, 2012 at 1:47 pm under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

#18 LAD SS Corey Seager(Northwest Cabarrus High School) North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year #22 TOR RHP Marcus Stroman(Duke)…Considered top pitcher in the ACC this past season….Round One #23 STL OF James Ramsey(Florida State)….ACC Player of the Year….Round One #25 TB 3B Richie Shaffer(Clemson)…Round One #42 MINN RHP Luke Bard(Georgia Tech)….Round Complimentary A #65 …Read the Rest…


Some names we recognize from the MLB Draft on Monday

Posted by Andy Durham on at 10:14 am under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Just a few names we were recognizing, in looking over Monday’s MLB Day One Draft Selections…. #18 LAD SS Corey Seager(Northwest Cabarrus High School) North Carolina Gatorade Player of the Year #22 TOR RHP Marcus Stroman(Duke)…Considered top pitcher in the ACC this past season…. #23 STL OF James Ramsey(Florida State)….ACC Player of the Year…. #25 …Read the Rest…

MLB Draft going on today through Wednesday and might we see any local talent taken?

Posted by Andy Durham on June 4, 2012 at 11:14 am under College, High School, Professional | 2 Comments to Read

This year’s draft has kind of snuck up on us and here it is, set to beging today and then run on through Wednesday… Round One and the complimentary picks going down today and then things really pick up on Tuesday and Wednesday….There is talk that Duke pitcher Marcus Stroman may go in the Top …Read the Rest…