MLB

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Former Laney Buccaneer Jeff Ferrell gets the call up from Detroit Tigers
Will Jeff Ferrelll make his MLB debut tonight in Detroit? The 2009 Laney High School graduate has been called up to the big leagues by the Detroit Tigers. Fri, 07/03/2015 - 7:04pm
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Were you at the Shark Tank when Kris Bryant hit a home run in 2012?
Happy Anniversary Kris Bryant. It's been 3 years to the day since Kris Bryant hit his first and only home run in the Port City. Bryant is currently the face of the Chicago Cubs. Fri, 06/26/2015 - 11:46pm
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Orioles call up former Whiteville pitcher Michael Wright
Michael Wright is back in Baltimore after spending a week with the AAA Norfolk Tides. Fri, 06/12/2015 - 12:32am
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Impressive MLB debut for Whiteville grad Michael Wright
The Baltimore Orioles called Michael Wright up to their big league roster earlier this week. Sun, 05/17/2015 - 6:40pm
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Former UNCW pitcher Carl Willis named new Red Sox pitching coach
Former UNCW pitcher Carl Willis has been named the new pitching coach for the Boston Red Sox. Willis pitched for the UNCW Seahawks from 1980-83. Sat, 05/09/2015 - 6:54pm
Will he ever play for UNCW?  Major League Baseball appears to be the likely landing spot.
Will baseball signee E.J. Jenkins end up a Seahawk?
West Columbus outfielder E.J. Jenkins signed with UNCW several months for college baseball, but there's a good chance he'll never see Brooks Field as a college player. Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:53pm
Former UNCW catcher takes advantage of his call-up
Former UNCW catcher Cody Stanley gets his first MLB hit
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. Sun, 04/26/2015 - 7:36pm
MLB collision rule leaves open exceptions
Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner's direct path to home plate. Mon, 02/24/2014 - 8:20pm
WWAY’s Wednesday night sports – October 30
Champions! Boston defeated St. Louis 6-1 on Wednesday night to win the World Series. It's the first fall classic title for Boston in their home ballpark in 95 years. Laney, Hoggard, Whiteville, South Brunswick and East Bladen won first round state playoff games in soccer on Wednesday. East Bladen is this week's football team of the week. The UNCW men's basketball team won by 50 in exhibition play o Wednesday. Plus more! Thu, 10/31/2013 - 3:47am
WWAY’s Tuesday night sports – October 29
The Buffalo Bills released former New Hanover Wildcat Jay Ross on Tuesday. The New Hanover boys soccer team will advance to round two of the state playoffs after a shutout victory on Tuesday against Hoke County. We caught up with East Bladen boys basketball coach Ken Cross on the eve of the first official practice of the season. Trot Nixon shared his experience about throwing out the first pitch in the World Series last week. Plus more! Wed, 10/30/2013 - 3:49am