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Hosmer: Signing not imminent

A recent report in The Morning News (of Northwest Arkansas) late Wednesday indicated that the Kansas City Royals' signing of Eric Hosmer -- the American Heritage All-State first baseman-turned-No. 3 overall pick by the Royals -- is a matter …

Scouting American Heritage

One of the more enjoyable pastimes while enjoying our national pastime: Chatting with and/or overhearing scouts as they evaluate local prospects -- and nobody in Broward has more prospects than American Heritage (10-0 and 11-6 winners over …

MLB Draft preview, high schools edition

The Herald's print edition Thursday profiled American Heritage first-round hopeful Eric Hosmer and assessed the Marlins' situation. Now, here are some extended capsules from the Broward and Miami-Dade high schools scene, focusing on some p …

South Florida home to 2 of the nation's top 10 baseball prospects

RISE Magazine released its top 50 high school prospects list this week. Braddock shortstop Harold Martinez and American Heritage pitcher/first baseman Eric Hosmer each made the top 5. Hosmer (6-4, 210), an Arizona State commit, is ranked …

More rankings recreation

Can't get enough national rankings? Well, another batch came out today, as TAKKLE, Inc. (partnered with Sports Illustrated) launched its top-100 individual for boys' lacrosse, girls' lacrosse and baseball. Although Broward and Miami-Dade w …

Thursday news & notes

Here are some Broward-related tidbits on this Thursday: In case you missed it, Pine Crest girls' lacrosse dropped a heartbreaker at Park Vista on Tuesday to fall in the first round of the first-ever FHSAA state championship bracket. The Pa …

Monday afternoon clicks

A few Broward-related links of interest to surf through, before all the districts (softball, track, water polo) and regionals (tennis) intensify this week: Undefeated Pembroke Pines Charter, already No. 1 in USA Today's softball Super 25, …

All-State baseball: 3A and 4A

As promised, the 3A and 4A All-State baseball teams were released Tuesday by the Florida Sports Writers Association. And, as expected, American Heritage dominated (nine players total, four on first team). Here are the Miami-Dade and Broward …

Al Leiter on Pine Crest, Marlins & More

Mention that Al Leiter is coaching at Pine Crest, and the response goes something like this: “What, does he have a kid there or something?” Well, yes…in second grade (and in fifth and in seventh). So even a cynic might point to a few more …

MLB Draft, Day 2 (with updates)

It was a long wait -- through Day 1's six rounds, and almost four more in Day 2 -- but Flanagan's star shortstop Rolando Gomez finally was taken, with the 349th pick overall (in round 11) by the Anaheim (they're not in Los Angeles) Angels. …