- Mark Schremmer
BLOG: Could MLB's No. 1 draft pick be a Joplin Blaster?
Brady Aiken, the recent No. 1 pick of the 2014 MLB draft, won’t be wearing a Houston Astros uniform anytime soon after failing to sign with the club by the required deadline.
BLOG: Leftovers from former major leaguers Chuck McElroy and Dan Smith
In the past week or so, I had the opportunity to interview former major league relief pitchers Chuck McElroy and Dan Smith.
BLOG: Former MLB pitcher Dan Smith to give presentation
Former Major League Baseball pitcher Dan Smith will present a program about his athletic experiences at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Miners Hall Museum in Franklin, Kansas. The presentation will be held in conjunction with the museum’s special exhibit, “The Thrill of the Game: Sporting Traditions in SE Kansas.”
BLOG: Missouri Southern's Logan Moon on hit streak
Logan Moon, an outfielder in the Kansas City Royals organization, entered Saturday on a seven-game hitting streak.
BLOG: Basketball clinic at Pittsburg to include KU players
The Collegiate All-Stars Basketball Clinic, which has had such former Kansas Jayhawks players as Mario Chalmers, Thomas Robinson, Cole Aldrich and Darrell Arthur serve as coaches at past camps, will be held Monday, June 30 and Tuesday, July 1 at Pittsburg High School.
BLOG: Moon competes in first regular season pro game for Burlington
Missouri Southern product Logan Moon competed in his first regular season professional baseball game for the rookie league Burlington Royals on Thursday night.
BLOG: Elbert takes to mound for rehab start
Scott Elbert, a pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, took to a professional mound for the first time in 13 months on Wednesday night.
BLOG: Moon set to play first pro game for Royals organization
Missouri Southern product Logan Moon is expected to play his first professional baseball game for the Burlington Royals at 7 p.m. today at Burlington Athletic Stadium in North Carolina.
BLOG: A look at the American Association
Sure, the Joplin Blasters won’t begin play in the American Association until 2015, but it’s a good time for future Blasters fans to learn a little bit about the other independent professional baseball teams Joplin will be competing against.
BLOG: Riverton High student advances to semifinals of Junior Olympic boxing nationals
Casey Wilson, a 16-year-old from Riverton High School, defeated David Dubanawich, of Janesville, Wisconsin, during the first round of the Junior Olympic boxing national championships Thursday in Charleston, West Virginia.
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