Arizona prep baseball products all around the Cactus League
Originally published: Mar 7, 2014 - 12:00 am
Arizona high schools always play an exciting brand of baseball and that is evidenced by the steady stream of top-notch players at the college and professional levels. Some have even reached the major leagues, and are on display this spring all around the Valley in the Cactus League.
Here is a quick look at Arizona players who are on a field near you . . .
*Jake Barrett, relief pitcher, Mesa Desert Ridge, Arizona Diamondbacks.
*Kole Calhoun, outfielder, Buckeye, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
*C.J. Cron, first baseman Phoenix Mountain Pointe, Angels.
*Shelley Duncan, outfielder, Tucson Canyon del Oro, Diamondbacks.
*Andre Ethier, outfielder, Phoenix St. Mary’s, Los Angeles Dodgers.
*Tuffy Gosewisch, catcher, Phoenix Horizon, Diamondbacks.
*Paul Konerko, first baseman/DH, Scottsdale Chaparral, Chicago White Sox.
*Matt Pagnozzi, catcher, Gilbert Highland, Milwaukee Brewers.
*Eric Sogard, infielder, Phoenix Thunderbird, Oakland Athletics.
Check out these Arizona stars if you can. It’s a nice way to spend the afternoon.
- Dave Zorn - Saturday June 14Host of the Friday Night Wrap-Up Show, Dave Zorn, joins the show to talk about why he is leaving.
- Chuck Schmidt - Saturday June 14AIA Executive Director, Chuck Schmidt, joins the show to talk about everything AIA.
- Blake Jackson - Saturday June 7Gilbert High School, Scottsdale Community College and Oklahoma State alum, Blake Jackson joins the s
- Casey Benson - Saturday June 7Three Time State Champion PG for Corona Del Sol, Casey Benson, joins the show.
- June 14, 2014 - Hour: 2In this hour Jim and Craig talk to Chuck Schmidt and Dave Zorn.
- June 14, 2014 - Hour: 1In this hour Jim and Craig talk to 3 TV's Tyler Baldwin and Az Central's Richard Obert.
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- June 7, 2014 - Hour: 2In this hour Cole Tucker, Casey Benson and Blake Jackson join the show.
- May 31, 2014 - Hour: 1Arizona Sports Preps 365 Show, bringing the latest in high school sports around the state.