Archive for July, 2008

Steve Holm Happy to be Back in the Majors

Sunday, July 27th, 2008

From the Host Mom: Our Baseball Pro, Steve Holm, is back in the majors at the San Francisco Giants. Steve wasn’t getting much playing time, so he had been moved (optioned) to the Fresno Grizzlies AAA baseball team to get more game time. It’s common for players to move between the different levels, depending on [...]

San Jose Giants Baseball Games Best in Silicon Valley 2008

Thursday, July 10th, 2008

From the Host Mom: The annual vote is in, and the games and ballpark for this single A baseball team is a favorite with the San Jose Mercury News readers. This excerpt pretty much sums up the attraction: “The prices at AT&T Park a bit much for your wallet? The Giants having a less-than-stellar year? [...]

Choosing between Baseball Programs at the College Level

Monday, July 7th, 2008

Ask the Baseball Pro: Pam wrote: My son has a combination of baseball and academic scholorships to a good NAIA school and will be the #2 catcher as a freshman. He is just now being recruited by great junior and community colleges where most players go on to play D1. I feel it would be [...]

Breaking Into University Baseball from Junior College

Sunday, July 6th, 2008

Ask the Baseball Pro: Mary wrote: I need your help but I need to first give you a pretty lengthy (but necessary)background. After having a great year his Junior year in High School my son’s High School coach cut him off his senior year. The coach did this often to senior players (with the exception [...]