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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.
Former MLB player and Wilmington resident Trot Nixon will soon be recognized for his athletic achievements.
Former Whiteville High School baseball standout Mackenzie Gore tore up the minor leagues a year ago and now he will have the opportunity to impress the big league club. Gore is one of 27 non-roster players receiving invitations to the Padres’ big league camp.
Former Ashley High School baseball standout Trevor Kelley made his MLB debut this past summer for the Boston Red Sox. Now, he will spend the 2020 season with a new organization.
Kendrick and Rendon homered in the seventh inning as the Nationals overcame a two-run deficit, rocking the Houston Astros 6-2 Wednesday night to win the first title in franchise history.