Drew Bowser ’20 to play in Prospect Development Pipeline League

Drew Bowser ’20 to play in Prospect Development Pipeline League

This morning at all-school assembly, shortstop and Stanford University commit Drew Bowser ’20 announced he will be playing in the Prospect Development Pipeline League this summer at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. According to PDP’s official website, the League is a collaborative effort between MLB and USA baseball to establish an official identification and player […]

Alumnus reaches Major League Baseball

The Atlanta Braves called up Max Fried ’12 from their Double-A affiliate to join the team’s bullpen August 5. Fried was the seventh overall pick in the MLB Draft by the San Diego Padres in 2012, but his first appearance with the Braves will be his major league debut. The left-handed pitcher is the Braves’ No. 10 prospect, known for his […]

Pittsburgh Pirates draft alumnus

The Pittsburgh Pirates selected catcher Arden Pabst ’13  in the 12th round of the Major League Baseball Draft June 10 after his three years of playing for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Pabst threw out an average of 47.8 percent of runners who attempted to steal a base, according to TheDPost.com. He had a .234 […]

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 […]

Giolito '12 pitches in MLB Futures Game

Washington Nationals pitcher and former Wolverine Lucas Giolito ’12 was the starting pitcher for Team USA in the MLB Futures Game. He threw two scoreless innings for the United States, giving up two hits and striking out one batter. The U.S. Futures Team defeated the World Futures Team 10-1 in Cincinnati. The Futures Game is […]

Seven for The Show

A select few former Wolverine baseball players are still playing the game known as America’s pastime in the minor and major leagues. Right-handed pitcher Jack Flaherty ’14 was drafted in the first round of the 2014 MLB First-Year Player Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals in June, making him one of seven former Wolverines currently […]