The Baltimore Orioles have placed right-hander rookie Mike Wright on the 15-day disabled list because of a left calf strain. Wright was a standout baseball player at Whiteville High School and East Carolina.
We were at Buck Hardee Field over the weekend when Jeff Ferrell threw a bullpen session with Wilmington Post 10. Ferrell made his Major League Baseball debut earlier this month with the Detroit Tigers.
Former UNCW catcher Cody Stanley recorded his first major league hit on Sunday for the St. Louis Cardinals. It was a line drive single in the 8th inning. Stanley eventually scored, but the Cardinals lost 6-3 to Milwaukee.