Kaplan drafted to Chicago White Sox

In the 37th round of the Major League Baseball draft, the Chicago White Sox selected Northwestern University outfielder Leo Kaplan ’16 as the 1106th pick overall. Kaplan has been an important player throughout his years at the school. He played on the varsity team as a sophomore, junior and senior, and contributed greatly to the nationally ranked […]

Giolito makes Major League Baseball debut

Giolito makes Major League Baseball debut

Lucas Giolito ’12, former varsity baseball player, made his Major League Baseball debut pitching for the Washington Nationals against the New York Mets at Nationals Park June 28. Giolito, ranked by MLB.com as the top prospect in the Nationals farm system, recorded his first career strikeout against Mets shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera in the first inning, In […]

Alumnus called up to MLB by New York Mets

Four days after Austin Wilson ’10 added a sixth to the tally of ex-Harvard-Westlake baseball players in Major League Baseball, the MLB’s New York Mets recalled another former Wolverine, Josh Satin ’03, to the major leagues Monday. This season Satin compiled a .305 batting average with nine home runs and a .491 slugging percentage as […]

Former baseball player drafted by Seattle Mariners

Former baseball outfielder Austin Wilson ’10 was taken 49th overall in Thursday’s Major League Baseball Draft by the Seattle Mariners, joining five other former Wolverines in the MLB. Wilson, who elected to attend Stanford University first rather than entering the draft immediately out of high school, becomes the sixth former Harvard-Westlake player currently a part […]

Bennis, Torre advise campus leaders at summit

By Sade Tavangarian “You don’t start out saying you think you want to be a leader,” Major League Baseball player and manager Joe Torre (Andrea Torre ’14) said at the 2011 Student Leadership Summit March 12. “Once you understand people are looking to you, then you’re a leader.” The keynote speaker was Torre. Lecturer Warren […]

Baseball alums go pro in Big Apple

By Jack Davis and Cody Schott Former Wolverine ace Nik Turley ’08 and second baseman Josh Satin ’03 have begun their professional baseball careers in New York. Both were drafted in this year’s MLB Amateur Draft by the Yankees and the Mets, respectively. Turley, who started in last year’s 20-inning playoff loss, originally committed to […]