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Major League Baseball has temporarily suspended the Miami Marlins’ season through Sunday because of their worsening coronavirus outbreak.
The 2020 Major League Baseball season got underway on Friday night, while Little League players across the Cape Fear are hitting the diamond as well. They getting back in the swing of things, following in the foot steps of their big league heroes.
It was a up and down off-season for Ashley High School product Trevor Kelley. He was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox, but eventually found a home in Philadelphia. Now, he will be on the Phillies opening day roster when they start the season on Friday.
Baseball’s minor leagues canceled their seasons because of the coronavirus pandemic, and the head of their governing body said more than half the 160 teams were in danger of failing without government assistance or private equity injections.
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus has cancelled or postponed spring sports athletes all across the nation, but a group of local ball players won't let it keep them down.
It will be at least two more months before the Major League Baseball schedule begins.
Whiteville High School graduate and San Diego Padre top prospect MacKenzie Gore made his 2020 Spring Training debut on Thursday afternoon against the Seattle Mariners.
Professional sports leagues in North America are in touch with health officials and teams about the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Former UNCW baseball standout Ryan Jeffers will have his opportunity to impress the Minnesota Twins this spring. Jeffers was one of the non-roster players to receive a invite to big league spring training.