Down on the farm: Tracking area players in minor league baseball in 2023
It’s a new season in Major League Baseball and it’s a new season in the minors. News4JAX will chart how local players are doing in affiliate minor league baseball. The updated statistical list will be published weekly on Thursdays beginning April 13.
Homecomming on the diamond: locals Gamel, Johns back in town facing Jumbo Shrimp
There are some familiar faces at 121 Financial Ballpark this week but they are wearing Durham Bulls uniforms. Former Bishop Kenny star Ben Gamel and Fernandina Beach alum Michael Johns are experiencing their first series as professionals at the Baseball Grounds.
Jumbo Shrimp aim to build on mission to increase diversity in baseball
Harold Craw wanted the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp to connect with the area’s storied and diverse baseball tradition. What better way to do that than by connecting several local schools with Jacksonville’s past and making an event out of it.
Controversy surrounds Bishop John J Snyder High School baseball team after alleged racist comments surface
Bishop John J Synder High School boy's Baseball team were the 2022 3A District Two Champions. But now, the team is in the limelight of social media for alleged racist comments and threats against its only African American player.
St. Johns CD grad Jordan Taylor taking relaxed approach to MLB draft
Jordan Taylor is in a position where he can’t lose. The St. Johns Country Day graduate and Florida State signee will get to play for his favorite college or have a shot to fulfill his professional baseball dream quicker than usual if the draft pundits are right.