Long Island Native, Ex-Yankee Pitching Farmhand Kyle Halbohn Re-Signs with High Point Rockers


While with High Point, Halbohn, 27, appeared in 15 games with a stellar 1.89 ERA, fanning 16 batters in 19 innings. With Chicago, he filled the closer role position and spun a spectacular 1.98 ERA in 36 games while notching 14 saves. That save total marked his highest in a season since recording 10 saves at Belmont Abbey College, in Belmont, North Carolina, in 2016.

KC T-Bones Ink Former NY Yankee First-Rounder Cito Culver


A former Yankees first-round pick, 32nd overall, of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft out of Irondequoit High School (Rochester, NY), Culver played in eight seasons within New York's organization, reaching as high as Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in 2016 and 2017.

Ex-Staten Island Yankees Pitcher Clarke Schmidt Making Waves in Yankees’ Minor League System


Schmidt pitched well in last season, posting a 6-5 record with 3.57 ERA while whiffing 102 batters and only allowing 28 walks in 90.2 innings in 19 games at three minor league stops.

Hideki Matsui Hosts Baseball Clinic for Staten Island Children


By Jerry Del PrioreĀ  There was a Godzilla sighting yesterday in Staten Island. No, not the Japanese movie monster, but former New York Yankee great Hideki Matsui, who, along with his Matsui 55 Baseball Foundation, hosted a baseball clinic for approximately 30 children ages 11-12 from local baseball leagues Saturday morning at Richmond County Bank … Continue reading Hideki Matsui Hosts Baseball Clinic for Staten Island Children

Former Cyclone Pitching Coach Rick Tomlin Joins Long Island Ducks


Tomlin coached under current Long Island manager Wally Backman in 2010 with the Cyclones, the Mets' short-season Single-A affiliate of the New York-Penn League (NYPL), helping the club reach the league finals.

The NY Yankees Pick New Jersey Prep SS Anthony Volpe in First-Round of 2019 MLB Draft


The Watchung, New Jersey, native has impressed against tough competition, lacing a .459 batting average with 17 runs scored, 14 RBI and six base thefts in nine games, as the five-foot-eleven, 180-pounder guided the USA Baseball 18U National Team to a gold medal at the Pan-American Championship in 2018.

The New York Yankees Purchase the Contact of Sugar Land Skeeters’ Andrew Bellatti


Bellatti becomes the second Skeeters player in 2019 to have a Major League Baseball organization purchase his contract.