Locals in MLB

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Brian Preece

Instant Replay: Former Ute Hits MLB’s Longest Home Run Of Season

Former Utah first baseman C.J. Cron continued his career year with a titanic blast that landed more than 500 feet from home plate.
5 months ago
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Brian Preece

Bees Bullets: Orlando Martinez Earns PCL Player Of The Week Honor

Bees outfielder Orlando Martinez was named the Pacific Coast League Player of the Week for his performance August 9-14 against Sacramento.
6 months ago
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Brian Preece

Bees Bullets: Offense Stymied As Bees Drop Series Against Sacramento

The bats never really got going for Salt Lake as the Bees dropped four of six games to the fifth place Sacramento River Cats.
6 months ago
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Brian Preece

Former Ute Andre Jackson Comes Full Circle In Baseball Career

On the doorstep of the major leagues, Andre Jackson looks back on the Tommy John surgery that wiped out his 2017 season as 'a blessing in disguise'.
6 months ago
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JOHN KEKIS AP Sports Writer

Big Papi Still Awestruck As Hall Of Fame Induction Looms

Six months after he got one of the most amazing phone calls in sports, David Ortiz is still awestruck at his good fortune.
6 months ago
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Brian Preece

2022 MLB Draft Brings Five Local Players Step Closer To Big Leagues

Five players with Utah ties were selected in the Major League Baseball player draft held during All-Star festivities this week.
7 months ago
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Brian Preece

Bees Bullets: Salt Lake Takes Series Win Into All-Star Break

After a six tough weeks, the Bees head into the All-Star break on a high note, winning four of six games against division leading Las Vegas.
7 months ago
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Brian Preece

Former Fremont Pitcher Takes Center Stage At MLB Futures Game

Los Angeles Angels prospect Ky Bush looked good in pitching a scoreless inning at the MLB Futures Game at MLB's midsummer classic.
7 months ago
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Brian Preece

Bees Bullets: Salt Lake Struggling As All-Star Break Nears

A nightmare summer continued for the Salt Lake Bees as they dropped four of six games at homes to the Sacramento River Cats.
7 months ago
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Michelle Bodkin

Former Ute C.J. Cron Gets MLB All-Star Nod

 It's been a great year to be former Utah baseball star C.J. Cron. After giving a 'significant gift' to the Utah baseball earlier in the year, the talented first baseman for the Colorado Rockies was named an MLB All-Star over the weekend.
7 months ago
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Brian Preece

Former Fremont High Pitcher Named To MLB Futures Game

Former Fremont Silverwolves pitcher and current Los Angeles Angels No. 4 prospect Ky Bush has been named to to the MLB Futures Game being held during All-Star Weekend at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, July 16.
7 months ago
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Brian Preece

Salem Hills Product Working, Waiting For Major League Call-Up

Taylor Snyder's most recent trip to Salt Lake hasn't been ideal, but it's a homecoming that Snyder wasn't sure would be possible just a few years ago.
9 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Former Ute Becomes First NL Player To Reach Double-Digit Homers

Colorado Rockies standout C.J. Cron became the first National League player to hit double-digit home runs in 2022.
9 months ago
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Michelle Bodkin

Utah Baseball Receives Significant Gift From C.J. Cron

The University of Utah announced baseball alumnus C.J. Cron donated a significant gift to the baseball program Wednesday morning.
9 months ago
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Brian Preece

Former Ute Outfielder To Pitch For Los Angeles Dodgers

Former University of Utah outfielder/pitcher Andre Jackson has been called up to the Major League roster by the Los Angeles Dodgers.
9 months ago
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Kyle Ireland

Riverton’s Tanner Banks Makes MLB Debut With Chicago White Sox

Riverton's Tanner Banks made his Major League Baseball debut during the Chicago White Sox's game against the Detroit Tigers.
10 months ago
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - MARCH 16: Tanner Banks #83 of the Chicago White Sox poses for a portrait during...
Brian Preece

Former Bruin, Ute Pitcher Makes Opening Day Roster With White Sox

Former Salt Lake Community College and University of Utah pitcher Tanner Banks has made the Chicago White Sox Opening Day roster.
10 months ago