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  • Baseball: Tyler Jay goes No. 6 to Twins, Kyle Funkhouser No. 35 to Dodgers

    Baseball: Tyler Jay goes No. 6 to Twins, Kyle Funkhouser No. 35 to Dodgers
    Tyler Jay made his mark as a closer but closed his Illinois career as a starter. His role going forward will be decided by the Minnesota Twins. Less than an hour after Jay took the loss in Illinois' season-ending 4-2 defeat to Vanderbilt in the NCAA...
  • Marian Catholic's Brett Lilek, Joliet Catholic's Kevin Duchene drafted

    Marian Catholic's Brett Lilek, Joliet Catholic's Kevin Duchene drafted
    It's good to be a pitcher in the Southland. Two more local players, both left-handed pitchers, were taken Tuesday during the Major League Baseball draft. Brett Lilek, a Marian Catholic graduate, was selected in the second round, 50th overall, by the...
  • U.Va. pitchers Kirby, Sborz selected on first night of MLB draft

    U.Va. pitchers Kirby, Sborz selected on first night of MLB draft
    All pre-College World Series pressure associated with the Major League Baseball draft for Virginia’s Nathan Kirby and Josh Sborz vanished Monday evening, as both pitchers came off the draft board before the end of the night. Kirby stuck around a...
  • Orioles select Oregon's Garrett Cleavinger with first of eight Day Two MLB Draft picks

    Orioles select Oregon's Garrett Cleavinger with first of eight Day Two MLB Draft picks
    The Orioles opened the second day of the MLB Draft with their first college pitcher, selecting Oregon left-hander Garrett Cleavinger in the third round (102nd overall) Tuesday. Cleavinger, who saved nine games as the Ducks’ closer this year,...
  • Local Roundup: Morgan Park prevails; Tyler Jay, Kyle Funkhouser drafted

    Local Roundup: Morgan Park prevails; Tyler Jay, Kyle Funkhouser drafted
    Jarren Norman and Morgan Park had been waiting a long time for this moment. So what were a few more hours? Norman and the Mustangs cooled their heels during a 78-minute rain delay before the first pitch of Monday's Class 3A Crestwood Supersectional at...
  • Phillies take Georgia high school star

    Phillies take Georgia high school star
    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies' farm system has been flooded with starting pitchers in recent years. So Johnny Almaraz knew quickly that it was time to rule those out once the top guys came off the draft board. "The way I operate, I believe unless...
  • Jason Vargas shuts down Twins as Royals win, 3-1

    MINNEAPOLIS The pocket of Kansas City fans parked along the third-base line at Target Field erupted with two outs in Monday's eighth inning. The reaction coincided with Eric Hosmer's single slicing through the right side of the Minnesota infield,...
  • Twins draft Illinois left-handed pitcher with sixth overall pick

    With the sixth overall pick of the Major League Baseball first-year player draft, the Twins selected Illinois left-handed pitcher Tyler Jay. Jay isn't big (6-foot-1, 185 pounds), but he throws in the mid-90s and possesses a good breaking ball. Jay...
  • Phillies sign veteran pitcher Kevin Correia, will start Friday

    CINCINNATI Needing a starting pitcher who could better preserve the bullpen and not wanting to push the development of their prospects, the Phillies went outside the organization to fill their rotation. Kevin Correia joined them Monday at Great...
  • Phillies sign RHP Kevin Correia, will start Friday

    Phillies sign RHP Kevin Correia, will start Friday
    The Phillies have signed right-hander Kevin Correia to a one-year deal, filling their open rotation spot with a veteran who has spent the season in the minors. Right-hander Severino Gonzalez was sent to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday after going 2-2...
  • LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks pick 1st in draft, Astros sliding

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ ON THE CLOCK The Arizona Diamondbacks have the first pick in the amateur draft, which begins at 7 p.m. EDT from MLB Network studios in Secaucus, New Jersey. It's the 50th anniversary of...