How about a game of “Ten Ball”??? Or maybe we should phrase that, “Ten Balls”….. Baseball would be much more efficient if we would begin the game with 10 baseballs, and if you lose all 10 of those baseballs, the game is OVER and we all go home…The team in front when you run out… Continue reading How about a game of “Ten Ball”???: Making the game of Baseball much more Efficient!!!
from www.wrestlinginc.com….Click Here for more info…. Wade Boggs is in the Baseball Hall of Fame and also has some wrestling ties. He appeared in a vignette alongside his friend Mr. Perfect Curt Hennig in the 90s and later inducted Hennig into the WWE Hall of Fame. Boggs was a five-time batting champion and he talked… Continue reading Boston Red Sox’ Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs says professional wrestler Curt Hennig(guardian angel) saved his life
from SportsBusiness.com and you can CLICK HERE to go there, and what they are talking about is reducing the number of Minor League teams that are playing professional baseball…. Reduce the number of Minor League franchises from 160 to 120 teams/franchises… That would eliminate the entire Appalachian League, which fields teams in Burlington, N.C.(Burlington Royals),… Continue reading As Les Nessman used to say, “Sometimes Less Means More”:MiLB reportedly ready to agree to Franchise Contraction
There goes that social media again, giving us all of this information and we just learned today that Cesar Trejo, from Ragsdale High School/UNCG and Devin Sweet, from Southeast Guilford High School/N.C. Central University, well these two Guilford County kids/young men, are on the same professional baseball team, the West Virginia Power…The Power are a… Continue reading Kind of Wild, but Cesar Trejo(Ragsdale HS/UNCG) and Devin Sweet(SEG/N.C. Central) are playing for the same pro baseball team:With West Virginia Power(Seattle Mariners)
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… Continue reading Fayetteville Woodpeckers/Peckerheads ready to play some baseball in Fayetteville, N.C.
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… Continue reading 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???
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… Continue reading Randy Norris Jr.(Dudley HS/WSSU) staying busy with his new role as a professional baseball player
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… Continue reading Newton(Southeast Guilford HS) and Missoula Osprey shut down Blake Butler(Southeast Guilford HS) and Billings Mustangs
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… Continue reading Happy return as Jose came ready to play:Former Hopper Fernandez goes yard and gets win in first game back with Marlins
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… Continue reading Remember This? A good one from Mark McKinney at the High Point Enterprise
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… Continue reading Report on local Baseball Players now in the Pros:Butler, Kimbers and Dimock