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The Boston Red Sox are expected to call up Ashley High School graduate Trevor Kelley to join the big league club in Toronto on Tuesday.
North Brunswick graduate Shelton Perkins saw a dream become a reality this week. The now James Madison University pitcher was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 16th round.
The 2019 MLB draft concluded on Wednesday evening. The Cape Fear area had nine products selected in the amateur draft between the high school and college baseball ranks.
A pair of UNCW pitchers, Zarion Sharpe and Justin Crump and an infielder, Cole Weiss, were selected by the St. Louis Cardinals and San Francisco Giants on Wednesday in the Major League Baseball draft.
UNCW shortstop Greg Jones made history on Monday night by being the highest Seahawk every drafted. The Tampa Bay Rays selected the sophomore with the 22nd overall pick in the MLB Draft.
Bill Buckner, a star hitter who became known for making one of the most infamous plays in major league history, has died. He was 69.
A repeat effort to regulate popular fantasy sports games in North Carolina advanced through a House panel on Wednesday, two years after a similar effort was derailed.
Mike Trout and the Angels are "finalizing" a 12-year, $430 million contract that breaks all kinds of records, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $330 million, 13-year contract, the largest deal in baseball history, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.