College & HS

Prospect Spotlight: Cade Calvalli

Posted by Noah Wright on

By: Braden Zimmerman   Currently a sophomore at the University of Oklahoma, Cade Cavalli is an intriguing draft prospect for the 2020 draft. Cavalli is a 6’4’’, 226lb two-way player. He can throw a fastball in the mid 90s, and hits a homerun every 31.7 at bats. He was previously drafted in the 29th round of the 2017 MLB Draft by the Atlanta Braves, and was the number 5 prospect coming out of Oklahoma that year. In his freshman season, Cavalli spent most of his time as a hitter, playing first base and third base. He had an OPS of...

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The Old Stigma Of Baseball Is Starting At The Earliest Levels

Posted by Dawson Wright on

By: Dawson Wright   Instead of the sounds that are commonly associated with a high school sporting event (cheerleaders, band, cheers from the student section), the crowd’s ears are filled with the pain of silence, and if they are lucky, some occasional chatter from the field. This is the common scene at a high school baseball game.   The struggle for high school baseball teams to draw the crowd that other major sports like basketball and football have is not only a problem for the schools that surround me locally, but it is a national problem as well. It is...

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