Former HiTom Pitcher Burl Carraway Drafted in 2020 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs

High Point-Thomasville, N.C. – Burl Carraway, former 2018 HPT pitcher, was drafted to the Chicago Cubs as the 51st pick in the second round of the 2020 MLB draft Thursday night. He played with the HiToms during the summer of 2018 helping to lift HPT to a CPL Western Division Championship. In all, he made… Continue reading Former HiTom Pitcher Burl Carraway Drafted in 2020 MLB Draft by the Chicago Cubs

Catcher from Wesleyan Christian Academy listed as Top Catching Prospect in this year’s MLB Draft:Draft begins on Wednesday

MLB.com has listed the top prospects at each position, as we approach this year’s Major League Baseball Draft… The MLB Draft is set to begin on Wednesday/tomorrow and the 2020 draft will only be comprised of 5 Rounds… Patick Bailey, the catcher from Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, is listed as the top prospect… Continue reading Catcher from Wesleyan Christian Academy listed as Top Catching Prospect in this year’s MLB Draft:Draft begins on Wednesday

Ten Questions for Carter Williams(Northeast Guilford HS/North Carolina Central University) as he waits and wonders what will happen with the 2020 MLB Draft

Carter Williams(Northeast Guilford High School) has put up some impressive career numbers for the N.C. Central Eagles baseball team and he was hoping to be a part of the 2020 MLB Draft in June, if that happens in June… Carter Williams at North Carolina Central University baseball for 2020, outfielder playing in 9 games for… Continue reading Ten Questions for Carter Williams(Northeast Guilford HS/North Carolina Central University) as he waits and wonders what will happen with the 2020 MLB Draft

“The Day the Cowhide Died”:For Carter Williams(Northeast Guilford HS) and the North Carolina Central Eagles it was Wednesday March 11, 2020

Carter Williams(Northeast Guilford High School) at North Carolina Central University baseball for 2020, outfielder playing in 9 games for N.C. Central and the NCCU Eagles were (6-11) overall, with senior Carter Williams in his nine games batting .316, with 7 RBI and 0 HR’s….Last game for N.C. Central was Wednesday March 11, and that was… Continue reading “The Day the Cowhide Died”:For Carter Williams(Northeast Guilford HS) and the North Carolina Central Eagles it was Wednesday March 11, 2020

Top Five High School Left-Handed Pitchers in the Nation, as the 2019 MLB Draft approaches, with Two of the LHP’s from right here in North Carolina

We have seen a lot from LHP Blake Walston, from Wilmington New Hanover High School, as led his Wildcats team over Eastern Guilford HS in the NCHSAA 3-AA Football Semifinals back in 2017, as the New Hanover QB, and then he just recently was on the mound, when Wildcats displaced Southeast Guilford from the 3-A… Continue reading Top Five High School Left-Handed Pitchers in the Nation, as the 2019 MLB Draft approaches, with Two of the LHP’s from right here in North Carolina

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

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… Continue reading 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

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

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… Continue reading 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

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

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… Continue reading 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

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

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… Continue reading 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

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

*****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… Continue reading 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

Top Ten Picks from last night’s MLB Draft

*****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… Continue reading Top Ten Picks from last night’s MLB Draft

Local guys taken in the MLB Draft

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… Continue reading Local guys taken in the MLB Draft

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

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

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

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

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

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

Some names we recognize from the MLB Draft on Monday

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… Continue reading Some names we recognize from the MLB Draft on Monday

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

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