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2011 MLB Draft: Kansas City Royals sign Kyle Smith; San Diego Padres sign Michael Kelly

  • 12:38 pm Monday, August 15th, 2011 by Matt Porter

The Florida Gators lost two standout high school pitchers on Monday, as former Santaluces right-hander Kyle Smith and West Boca Raton right-hander Michael Kelly reached deals with the pro clubs that drafted them in June. [More]

MLB Draft signings: West Boca Raton SS Tyler Greene agrees to deal with Philadelphia Phillies

  • 6:42 pm Wednesday, July 20th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Updated Monday, July 25 at 1:07 p.m. | Tyler Greene was disappointed he fell in the June MLB Draft, but the Philadelphia Phillies made it up to him. [More]

2011 MLB Draft: More Palm Beach County players taken on draft’s final day

  • 12:35 pm Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Two right-handed pitchers, Summit Christian’s John Costa and Jupiter’s Ryan Harris, and Wellington shortstop Mitch Morales saw their names scroll across the screen on the final day of the 2011 MLB Draft. [More]

2011 MLB Draft: Rounding up Day 2; will Kyle Smith and Michael Kelly choose Gators or pros?

  • 5:30 pm Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 by Matt Porter

The advisor for local draftees Michael Kelly and Kyle Smith expects both will choose scholarships over signing bonuses. [More]

2011 MLB Draft: Santaluces RHP Kyle Smith selected 126th overall (4th round) by Kansas City Royals

  • 12:44 pm Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Santaluces grad Kyle Smith became the second Palm Beach County player chosen in this year’s MLB Draft, going 126th overall to the Kansas City Royals. [More]

2011 MLB Draft: West Boca Raton RHP Michael Kelly picked 48th overall by San Diego Padres

  • 10:08 pm Monday, June 6th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Updated Tuesday 3:03 p.m. | The first Palm Beach County player picked in the 2011 MLB Draft, West Boca Raton pitcher Michael Kelly was selected in the first round (48 overall, compensatory round) by the San Diego Padres. [More]

2011 MLB Draft starts tonight, Palm Beach County players in play for tomorrow

  • 1:06 pm Monday, June 6th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Based on projections from national baseball analysts, Palm Beach County should have two to five players drafted in the first 10 rounds of the 2011 MLB Draft, which begins at 7 p.m. tonight and runs through Wednesday. [More]

Video: Highlights from the 2011 Dick Howser All-Star Game at Roger Dean Stadium

  • 12:14 am Sunday, June 5th, 2011 by Matt Porter

The 2011 Dick Howser All-Star Game was a tie — 3-3, in 10 innings — but no one felt ambivalent about the event itself. [More]

Video: West Boca Raton RHP Michael Kelly prepares for 2011 MLB Draft

  • 2:02 pm Saturday, June 4th, 2011 by Matt Porter

West Boca Raton right-hander Michael Kelly, a Florida Gators commit, talks about playing in the 2011 Dick Howser All-Star Game at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter and preparing for the MLB Draft. Kelly is expected to be a first- or second-round draft pick. [More]