Who is Growing the Game Part 4 of 4

Volunteers (coaches, board members, host families and umpires) It is amazing when you realize just how many volunteer hours go into running Little Leagues, Summer Wood Bat Leagues, tournaments and everything that goes on with baseball and softball. If it weren’t for volunteers we wouldn’t have youth sports.  The thing that people don’t always see…

The NL Cy Young

By Josh: Now that we are past the All-Star break I wanted to take a look at a couple of the awards races that are shaping up.  Each of the last few years in the Cy Young awards their have been a number of players that you could make solid arguments for to win the…

Who is Growing the Game Part 2 of 4

Coaches In my previous series I was pretty blunt about coaches who put young arms at risk. In fact just the other day another story of this happening came to my attention. It honestly makes me sick. However, there are good coaches out there, taking the time to not just teach a game but to…

9 Inning Baseball Talk with Connor Lemma

There are a lot of fun players that I have met covering the Cascade Collegiate League, but Connor Lemma stands out. He brings a relaxed attitude to the dugout, while on the field he does whatever he can to improve his play and help his team win. This summer Connor has been a part of the…