Category Archives: Alaskan Summer League

Kansas State Summer Baseball Update

Photo Copyright Kansas State Athletics
Photo Copyright Kansas State Athletics

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Each Monday throughout the summer, k-statesports.com takes look at current and former Wildcats in collegiate summer leagues and in the professional ranks.
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Q and A for Jan. 6th

Since we are awaiting the start of the 2009 College Baseball season, I thought I would start a weekly segment with users sending us questions about interesting topics. I will select about five questions every week to be posted with answers on Tuesday morning. You can send us your questions for next week by clicking here. Continue reading Q and A for Jan. 6th

Baseball America releases College Summer League Top Prospects

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Grant Green Courtesy of Cape Cod Baseball League

DURHAM, N.C.-Louisiana State and Texas lead all schools by placing five players apiece on Baseball America’s top prospects lists for 19 different summer college leagues and Team USA. It’s the second straight year Texas has placed five players on BA’s summer lists. Continue reading Baseball America releases College Summer League Top Prospects

CBB talks with Jordan Wyckoff (Part 2)

Coach Wyckoff
Coach Wyckoff

The College Baseball Blog recently had the opportunity to talk with Jordan Wyckoff who just completed his second season with the Franklin and Marshall College Diplomats. He just finished his summer coaching in the Alaskan Baseball League where he served as an assistant coach for the Mat-Su Miners. This is our second opportunity to speak with Coach Wyckoff this fall as we focus this time on his Alaskan League experience. Continue reading CBB talks with Jordan Wyckoff (Part 2)

NBC World Series Update

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Pilots Soar Past Diamondjaxx

Anchorage run-ruled South Tulsa 10-0 in five innings with three runs in each of the 1st, 2nd and 5th innings and one in the 4th. The Glacier Pilots were led by Brian Harr as he went 2 for 3 with three RBI’s. Luke Yoder scored three times. Tyler Henry goes all five innings for Anchorage striking out 7 and giving up only 3 hits.Anchorage advances to…Read More »

Gunnison Wins Wild One In 10

Gunnison came from behind twice to defeat Park City Rangers 4-3 in 10 innings. There were 8 batters hit by a pitch and 1 really bizzare play that had everyone confused. In the eight inning, with Park City down 3-2, they had the bases loaded with no one out. Tanner Stevenson flied out to center field. Stevenson kept running and was…Read More »

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The NBC World Series

NBC World Series
NBC World Series

The opening date for the 74th Annual NBC World Series was Friday, August 1, 2008. The tournament will conclude with the finals on Friday, August 15th. At present, the tournament is scheduled for 42 teams, with 87 games to be held during the 15-day tournament. There are 20 summer collegiate summer leagues that will be sending team to the NBC World Series.

2008 NBC World Series Bracket and Daily Schedule.

There is a very good article on which team to watch for and who are some of the top players. FULL STORY

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Athletes in Action boasts Alaskan League Player of the Year

Brit Hardy OF University of Alabama at Birmingham
Brit Hardy OF University of Alabama at Birmingham

FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE

Brint Hardy, the speedy hitting machine for Athletes In Action, was named the Alaska Baseball League Player of the Year on Monday, while Pilots manager Bob Miller won coach of the year and Pilots shortstop Joe Scott earned the gold glove award.

Through Sunday’s game, Hardy, an outfielder from the University of Alabama- Birmingham, was leading AIA in most hitting categories, batting .392 with four home runs, 21 RBIs and a slugging percentage of .545. He’s also exceptionally fast, with 22 steals in 23 attempts.

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OU Baseball Summer League Update #5

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Bryant Hernandez and Elliott Blair (Lodi Grapesox) were both named Wednesday to the Sierra Baseball League All-Star game. The game is set for July 12 at historic Tony Zupo Field in Lodi, Calif. Hernandez is currently hitting .325 with one home run, 11 RBIs and four stolen bases. Blair has been on a tear lately, raising his average to .311 with three home runs, 14 RBIs and seven extra base hits.

In the Cape Cod League, Aaron Baker (Warhem Gatemen) continues to be a productive player for the Gatemen increasing his stats to 16 hits, 10 RBIs and one home run.

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Keeping Track of the Boys of Summer- University Of Texas.

Texas has 4 players on the Wareham Gateman Roster- Brandon Workman, Connor Rowe, and Russell Moldenhauer-( Russell had successful Knee surgery and will be rehabbing it this summer) To read more about Wareham

Wareham Roster and Schedule

Brandon Belt is also playing in the Cape Cod League. Brandon is playing for the Harwich Mariner. ROSTER and STATS

Lee Johnson, Tant Shepherd and Jordan Danks (Jordan was drafted in the 7th round by the White Sox and is showing the White Sox that he can use a wooden bat.) are playing in the M.I.N.K. League with the Beatrice Bruins. Roster, Schedule, and Stats

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Midnight baseball??


I bet a lot of our readers already know about the Alaska Goldpanners tradition of playing a game at midnight on the summer solstice. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports has written a very good article on the game which can be read here. Jim Caple of ESPN.com also visited the game in 2005. The full article is available for ESPN Insiders here.

Our buddy at Summer Ball is an excellent reference on all Summer Leagues including the Alaskan League.