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.
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.
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.
Michael Wright is back in Baltimore after spending a week with the AAA Norfolk Tides.
The Baltimore Orioles called Michael Wright up to their big league roster earlier this week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!