Major League Baseballâ€™s 2011 First-Year Player Draft, now nearly a month old, ushered in the next crop of prospects.Â Most of the hype and media attention centered on first rounders such as Gerrit Cole and Anthony Rendon, and rightfully so.Â Many first-round draft picks have the athletic talent, physical attributes and mental approach to play [...]
The three-game series starts on Thursday as the Utah baseball team looks to build off recent momentum.Â The Utes started the year 0-5 after Cal and Arkansas proved too much in early season play but the squadÂ rebounded in MarchÂ and now sits atÂ a record of 5-7. Anchoring the staff is senior Rick Anton, a 2011 MLB [...]
Pepperdine center fielder Brian Humphries enjoyed an industrious sophomore campaign culminating in a West Coast Conference selection to the 2010 All-WCC Team. The junior, fresh off a summer spent playing baseball in the prestigious Cap Cod Baseball League, believes the Waves contain in their ranks the right mixture of hitting and pitching needed for a [...]
With each passing year, the MLB Amateur Draft gains a wider audience. Exposure for the event is at an all-time high culminating with several hours of live coverage on the MLB Network this evening. Tens of thousands of baseball, fantasyland, and casual sports enthusiasts will tune in to catch the proceedings.