• Pima baseball’s Marruffo & Renteria sweep conference awards

    Pima baseball’s Marruffo & Renteria sweep conference awards

    Raymond SuarezPima Community College Pima Community College baseball swept the weekly ACCAC Conference Division I Player/Pitcher of the Week awards on Monday. First basemen Kellen Marruffo (Sabino HS) was named Player of the Week and pitcher Marcel...

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  • Wildcat SS Newman on Pre-Season List for Golden Spikes

    Wildcat SS Newman on Pre-Season List for Golden Spikes

      Newman Named to Golden Spikes Award Watch List TUCSON, Ariz. – University of Arizona baseball shortstop Kevin Newman has been named to the USA Baseball 60-man preseason Golden Spikes Award watch list released Friday. Newman is one of...

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  • Will Francona Give Bullpen Spot to Fellow Wildcat Guilmet?

    Will Francona Give Bullpen Spot to Fellow Wildcat Guilmet?

    MLB Team Report - Cleveland Indians - INSIDE PITCH GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- By the end of last season, and certainly during their impressive 21-6 charge through the month of September and into the playoffs, the Cleveland Indians had one of the better pitching...

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  • Does JJ Hardy Take Over for Jeter in 2015?

    Does JJ Hardy Take Over for Jeter in 2015?

    So Who’s At Shortstop in 2015? Aug 21, 2013; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (2) doubles in the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports BY JASON...

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  • Melancon Locked in on Returning Pirates to Post Season

    Melancon Locked in on Returning Pirates to Post Season

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers Mark Melancon, left, and Jason Grilli, right, are all smiles on their first day of camp. / Gene J. Puskar AP BRADENTON, Fla. -- They walked through the doors at Pirate City, looked around the clubhouse, and broke into wide,...

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  • Hardy in Talks to Have a Future in Orange

    Hardy in Talks to Have a Future in Orange

    Orioles to talk contract extension with J.J. Hardy By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer February 1, 2014 7:26 pm ET Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is entering the final season of the three-year, $22.5-million contract that he signed prior to 2012....

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  • Baseball 101 with Alan Trammell

    Baseball 101 with Alan Trammell

    Jun 25, 2013; Washington, DC, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks coach Alan Trammell before the game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports "As an infielder, there are two types of hops you want to...

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  • Arizona Looking to Rebound From Rough 2013

    Arizona Looking to Rebound From Rough 2013

    2014 Arizona Baseball Season Outlook Courtesy: Arizona Athletics Release: 02/11/2014 Eight months have passed, and the Wildcats have not forgotten. In fact, the taste is as bitter as it was on Memorial Day last May. Fresh off a national...

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  • Triple-A Baseball Back in Tucson for Four Days Only

    Triple-A Baseball Back in Tucson for Four Days Only

    Triple-A baseball is coming back to Tucson for a cameo appearance. The San Diego Padres' Triple-A affiliate, the El Paso Chihuahuas, formerly the Tucson Padres, will play four games at Kino Stadium from April 11-14 against the Reno Aces, the top affiliate...

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Winter Break Camps at Centerfield Baseball & Softball Academy Dec. 30-Jan. ...

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Centerfield Baseball & Softball Academy will be having a Winter Break Baseball Camp and a Winter Break Softball Camp on December 30-January 3. The camps are for players ages 6-13 and goes from 9 a.m.-noon […]

Baseball Camp at Batters Box on Dec. 27-29

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Batters Box indoor batting cage facility on the Northwest side of Tucson  will be hosting a baseball camp on Dec. 27-29th for players ages 8-18. They will have former pro and college level coaches at […]

Winter League Update for Thursday, Dec. 5

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Toros del Este’s closer Jose Valverde (Tucson Sidewinders) and Aguilas Cibaenas reliever Luis Perdomo (Tucson Padres) both earned their first wins of the season on Thursday in the Dominican Winter League. Sergio Contreras (Amphitheater High […]

Winter League Update for Wednesday, Dec. 4

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Jesus Castillo (Pima Aztec/Tucson High) tossed two scoreless innings of relief to earn his second win for Naranjeros de Hermosillo. Castillo’s ERA in the Mexican Pacific League is down to 0.66 for the season. Josh […]

Winter League Update for Tuesday, Dec. 3

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Joey Rickard (Arizona Wildcat) was selected to play in the Australian Winter League All-Star Game after batting .365 for the Brisbane Bandits. Pedro Feliz (Tucson Padres) blasted his first home run in the Dominican Winter […]

Former Sahuaro High pitcher Pat McCoy joins Detroit Tigers’ organization

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Sahuaro High School alum Patrick McCoy will be playing for a new organization in 2014, after spending his first seven years of professional baseball in the Washington Nationals’ minor league system. Baseball America’s Matt Eddy […]

Winter League Update for Monday, Dec. 2

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Greg Aquino (Tucson Sidewinders) tossed a scoreless inning of relief to record his fourth hold for Tigres del Licey and lower his ERA in the Dominican Winter League to 1.26. Josh Whitesell (Tucson Sidewinders) collected […]

Winter League Update for Sunday, Dec. 1

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Jesus Castillo (Pima Aztec/Tucson High) recorded his 11th hold and lowered his ERA to 0.71 in the Mexican Pacific League for Naranjeros de Hermosillo. Alex Cabrera (Tucson Sidewinders) hit a home run for the fourth-consecutive […]

Winter League Update for Saturday, Nov. 30

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Alex Cabrera (Tucson Sidewinders) has hit 12 home runs in past ten games after homering again Saturday for Tiburones de La Guaira. Cabrera is on pace to win the Venezuelan Winter League Triple Crown with […]

MLB/Minors Update for Nov. 23-29

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Robert Refsnyder (Arizona Wildcat) was named a New York Yankees’ Organization All-Star for second base on Monday by MiLB.com. Right-handed pitcher Mike Colla (Arizona Wildcat) is one of nine minor leaguers who are raising money […]