Kevin Youkilis (Bourne, 2000), a member of the Boston Red Sox’s 2004 and 2007 World Series championship teams, has been hired as a special assistant by the Chicago Cubs.
Barry Zito (Wareham, 1997-98) is back in baseball.
Free-agent relief pitcher David Aardsma (Falmouth, 2002), a Cape League Hall of Fame inductee in 2010, has signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Rulings were announced Friday in two arbitration cases involving former Cape Cod League players, and neither result was to the player’s liking.
The Division I college baseball season got under way Friday with plenty of action out West and throughout the South, Southeast and Southwest.
The Boston Red Sox and new starting pitcher Wade Miley (Wareham, 2007) avoided arbitration Thursday when they agreed to terms of a three-year, $19.25 million contract extension with a club option for a fourth year.
News, notes and more on former Cape Cod Baseball League players in the majors and in the minors.
The Cape Cod Baseball League has lost another star of the past, former Chatham Athletic Dave Bergman.
Wichita State University’s baseball program has been placed on one-year probation and fined by the NCAA because of impermissible benefits received by 21 baseball players over a two-year period.
Thomas Wolfe was wrong. You can go home again.