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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.
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.
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.
MacKenzie Gore dominated on the mound for the Lake Elsinore Storm this week, earning himself a spot on the MLB pipeline prospect team of the week.
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.
Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver has been diagnosed with dementia and has retired from public life.
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92.
Baseball players may get a little more sleep when traveling after Sunday night games next year.
Chris Sale's final pitch for this Boston juggernaut triggered a celebration on the Dodger Stadium infield, among thousands of fans who made their way to California — and even outside Fenway Park back home.