The Chandler National Little League missed out on its chance to qualify for the Little League World Series but the players will still get a taste of the international play that comes with qualification.
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) has named Paul Goldschmidt as the Arizona Diamondbacks 2014 Heart and Hustle Award winner. The award honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit and tradition of the game. The Heart and Hustle Award is also the only award in Major League Baseball voted on by former players.
Two weeks ago, most of the nation’s top wrestlers were in town and a good portion of Arizona’s top high school competitors were there watching what it takes to be an elite competitor like Jordan Burroughs.
I normally don’t write letters to the editor, but when I swore I saw Wilson Gee’s nose grow in his picture I had to respond (“An apology and the future of Ahwatukee Lakes,” AFN, May 21). Wilson Gee’s heart isn’t in Ahwatukee his WALLET is! We need to wake up, the big course is in terrible shape and The Lakes is already closed. This affects all of us, not just homeowners on the golf course.
Chandler-based Baseball Player University, an instructional baseball show aimed at bringing professional-level training to all players, recently announced a partnership with baseball giant Louisville Slugger ahead of the launch of its fourth season.
The Arizona Diamondbacks will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Randy Johnson’s perfect game on Sunday, May 18 with a pregame ceremony honoring the D-backs’ legend. Johnson will throw out the ceremonial first pitch three weeks from tomorrow prior to the game against the Dodgers. His catcher will be Robby Hammock, who caught the perfect game a decade ago.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) will celebrate the 10th anniversary of Randy Johnson’s perfect game on Sunday, May 18 with a pregame ceremony honoring the D-backs’ legend. Johnson (@RJ51Photos) will throw out the ceremonial first pitch three weeks from tomorrow prior to the game against the Dodgers. His catcher will be Robby Hammock, who caught the perfect game a decade ago.
The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) announced they have hired Mike Feder as the coordinator of Southern Arizona Special Projects. The long-time baseball executive brings more than three decades of experience including more than 15 years in Southern Arizona.
Hall of Fame baseball player Ozzie Smith wants opening day to the major league season recognized as a national holiday. He, along with the Budweiser Clydesdales, took to the streets of Chandler on Wednesday to help get out his message.
The Thunder look to return to their winning ways behind a talented junior class and a group of committed seniors in 2014.Produced by David JolkovskiNarration by Jason P. SkodaInterviews (in order of appearance):Cade van RaaphorstTJ RobertsAlex FarinaDrew McIntyreCoach Dan HindsAdrian PerezAndrew MacnairSaxon McDonald