High School Buzz 

Tighter MLB budgets lead to swift signings of draft picks

  • 6:04 pm Friday, June 8th, 2012 by Matt Porter

After Wednesday’s conclusion of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft, draft picks are signing with unprecedented quickness. [More]

MLB Draft: Trinity Christian C Phildrick Llewellyn signs with Arizona Diamondbacks

  • 5:11 pm Thursday, June 7th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Former Trinity Christian catcher Phildrick Llewellyn was disappointed with the draft, but the Arizona Diamondbacks made him happy afterward. [More]

MLB Draft: John I. Leonard alum Ronald Pena signs with Washington Nationals

  • 3:42 pm Thursday, June 7th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Ronald Pena, a John I. Leonard graduate, signed with the Washington Nationals. [More]

MLB Draft: Summit Christian’s John Silviano signs with Toronto Blue Jays

  • 12:04 pm Thursday, June 7th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Summit Christian catcher John Silviano says he will sign with the Toronto Blue Jays. [More]

2012 MLB Draft: Five local players taken on draft’s final day

  • 12:37 pm Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The third and final day of the 2012 MLB Draft began with former Palm Beach State and John I. Leonard pitcher Ronald Pena being drafted in the 16th round. [More]

2012 MLB Draft: Silviano, Travis, Llewellyn taken in 13th round

  • 8:10 pm Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Three Palm Beach County players were chosen in the 13th round of the 2012 MLB Draft. [More]

2012 MLB Draft: Dwyer OF Jamal Martin drafted by Boston Red Sox in 11th round

  • 6:55 pm Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The first Palm Beach County high school player drafted in this year’s MLB Draft is Dwyer outfielder Jamal Martin. [More]

2012 MLB Draft: Newman alum Alvarez, Gardens alum Welch taken early

  • 3:48 pm Tuesday, June 5th, 2012 by Matt Porter

The first Palm Beach County player drafted in this year’s MLB Draft is a hard-throwing reliever who went to Cardinal Newman. [More]

Baseball: Game has changed for prospects, teams in 2012 MLB Draft

  • 10:44 am Monday, June 4th, 2012 by Matt Porter

Last summer, three Palm Beach County high school players signed professional contracts after their names were called in the Major League Baseball draft.

This summer will in all likelihood be much quieter.

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