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4 weeks ago
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Michael Wright placed on DL by Baltimore Orioles

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.
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2 months ago
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Jeff Ferrell is first Wilmington player to reach big leagues since Trot Nixon

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.
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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.
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2 months ago
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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.
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3 months ago
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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.
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3 months ago
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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.
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4 months ago
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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.
Will he ever play for UNCW?  Major League Baseball appears to be the likely landing spot.
4 months ago
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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.
Former UNCW catcher takes advantage of his call-up
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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.
MLB collision rule leaves open exceptions
2 years ago
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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.