Fayetteville Woodpeckers/Peckerheads ready to play some baseball in Fayetteville, N.C.

Posted by Andy Durham on November 7, 2018 at 2:38 pm under Professional | 3 Comments to Read

The Houston Astros new baseball farm team in Fayetteville, N.C. will be known as the Fayetteville Woodpeckers, and many have already taken to calling them the Peckerheads…. In the ‘name-the-team’ contest last year, the final four names were, The Fly Traps, Fatbacks, Wood Dogs and Jumpers, but the team decided to go with the Fayetteville …Read the Rest…

Where Are They Now? Mitch Atkins(Northeast Guilford HS) still going/pitching strong in the Atlantic League(York Revolution) and maybe he will be in High Point(Rockers) next season???

Posted by Andy Durham on August 4, 2018 at 12:54 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Where Are They Now??? (And since our guest today is now playing baseball in the Independent Atlantic League, who is to say, that the High Point Rockers, the newest member of the Atlantic League, don’t pick up the local product for their upcoming 2019 season???) Our featured guest today is Mitch Atkins, former high school …Read the Rest…


Randy Norris Jr.(Dudley HS/WSSU) staying busy with his new role as a professional baseball player

Posted by Andy Durham on June 28, 2018 at 4:26 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Randy Norris Jr., from Dudley High School and Winston-Salem State University, a young man who grew up in High Point and attended High Point Andrews High School, well this young man is now staying very busy as a professional baseball player, in the San Francisco Giants system, and he is assigned to the Arizona Summer …Read the Rest…

Newton(Southeast Guilford HS) and Missoula Osprey shut down Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford HS) and Billings Mustangs

Posted by Andy Durham on September 13, 2015 at 3:29 pm under College, High School, Professional | Read the First Comment

Missoula topped Billings 2-1 back on Friday night and what a local connection you had in this game to decide the Pioneer League North Division title with Dallas Newton(Southeast Guilford HS) on the field and on the hill for the Missoula, Montana Osprey and Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford HS/College of Charleston) on the team that Missoula …Read the Rest…

Happy return as Jose came ready to play:Former Hopper Fernandez goes yard and gets win in first game back with Marlins

Posted by Andy Durham on July 2, 2015 at 4:49 pm under Professional | Comments are off for this article

from Joe Frisaro at www.mlb.com: MIAMI — The long wait was to see Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez(Greensboro Grasshoppers/Miami Marlins) pitch. But Fernandez energized the crowd with his bat during Thursday’s 5-4 win over the Giants. Fernandez, returning from Tommy John surgery, ignited Marlins Park with a home run off San Francisco’s Matt Cain to lead …Read the Rest…


Remember This? A good one from Mark McKinney at the High Point Enterprise

Posted by Andy Durham on at 11:51 am under Professional | Comments are off for this article

Jose Fernandez vs. Matt Cain this afternoon, as both men are coming off of injuries and Fernandez(Miami Marlins) and Cain(San Francisco Giants) will both get their first starts of the 2015 season…Should make for an interesting matchup, but what about this matchup that Mark McKinney(High Point Enterprise) has for us today at www.hpenews.com: On this …Read the Rest…

Report on local Baseball Players now in the Pros:Butler, Kimbers and Dimock

Posted by Andy Durham on June 30, 2015 at 12:10 pm under College, High School, Professional | Comments are off for this article

Four players to look at for today with Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford HS/College of Charleston), Corey Kimber(Dudley HS), Eric Kimber(Dudley HS/NC Central), and Michael Dimock(Wesleyan Christian Academy/Wake Forest University)…. Blake Butler(2b) with the Cincinnati Reds Arizona Reds team:5 games with AZL Reds numbers seem to be climbing as adjustments take place… Corey Kimber(P) with the San …Read the Rest…