Will Craig, a former Science Hill baseball standout , has been strong with the bat through the first part of this season with the Class AA Altoona Curve.
Earlier this week, former Dobyns-Bennett standout Hunter Wolfe was selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 19th round of the major league draft.
Wolfe, a former Dobyns-Bennett star, was selected in the 19th round by the Kansas City Royals. Beaird, a former Science Hill standout, was picked in the 36th round by the Baltimore Orioles.
The former Braves star pitcher has moved to the broadcast booth, but in Johnson City on Tuesday he said he doesn’t just show up at games and expect his baseball experience or knowledge to carry him.
Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who pitched a perfect game and a playoff no-hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies, died Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. He was 40.
George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made the announcement five days after the Yankees lost to Houston in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.
George Springer circled the bases after hitting a two-run homer off Brandon McCarthy in the 11th inning. Would it be enough? Was this the final plot twist in one of the wildest World Series games ever?
Changing jerseys to beat the 103-degree heat, the Dodgers ace with a checkered playoff history delivered a signature performance, pitching Los Angeles past the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener.
Moving past the “Moneyball” Oakland Athletics, the Indians set the AL record with their 21st straight win on Wednesday, 5-3 over the Detroit Tigers, to join only two other teams in the past 101 years to win that many consecutive games.
Adrian Beltre doubled in the fourth inning Sunday for his 3,000th career hit, making him the first player from the Dominican Republic to reach the milestone and 31st major leaguer overall.
Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte died in separate traffic accidents early Sunday in their native Dominican Republic.
Jose Fernandez, the ace right-hander for the Miami Marlins who escaped Cuba to become one of baseball’s brightest stars, was killed in a boating accident early Sunday morning. He was 24.
“I have to tell you that the notion that we’re going to spend $100,000 on a bonus for a player so we can sell a couple hundred dollars’ worth of T-shirts in Kingsport, those economics don’t work.”
Alex Rodriguez will play his final major league game on Friday with the Yankees and then become a special adviser and instructor with the team.