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2015 MLB Draft: List of Palm Beach County high school players drafted

  • 10:31 am Thursday, June 11th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
American Heritage SS Jonathan India will pass on pro baseball to play for the Florida Gators. (Richard Graulich / The Palm Beach Post)

After 40 rounds of selections over three days, nine high school players from Palm Beach County were picked in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.

Here’s a chart with all of the info you need to know on each local high school player drafted. [More]

2015 MLB Draft: Six more Palm Beach County high school players drafted on Day 3

  • 11:03 am Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Jupiter pitcher Mack Lemieux was drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 14th round Wednesday. (Bruce R. Bennett / The Palm Beach Post)

The 2015 Major League Baseball Draft finally came to a close Wednesday.

After 1,215 total picks over 40 rounds and three days, nine high school players from Palm Beach County were drafted. Six of the players were selected Wednesday.

Over the first two days, three Palm Beach County high school players had been drafted headlined by Royal Palm Beach pitcher Triston McKenzie and Park Vista pitcher Austin Smith, who were both selected on Day 1 of the draft Monday. (Read more about Day 1 here) [More]

2015 MLB Draft: Three Palm Beach County products drafted on Day 2

  • 12:35 pm Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista pitcher Austin Smith (left) and Royal Palm Beach pitcher Triston McKenzie were taken in the MLB Draft on Monday.

The second day of the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft brought more good news to Palm Beach County.

A pair of local high school pitchers were drafted on the first day, as Royal Palm Beach right-hander Triston McKenzie was taken by the Cleveland Indians with the 42nd overall pick in the Competitive Balance Round A and Park Vista right-hander Austin Smith was taken by the San Diego Padres with the 51st overall pick in the second round of the draft Monday. (Read more about their day here) [More]

2015 PBgametime Baseball: Inside a new top 10, plus the best games of the final week of the regular season

  • 9:00 am Monday, April 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista is still No. 1 in the Post's Top 10. (Photo by Richard Graulich)

District play is complete and we have just one week to go before the start of the postseason.

One thing has stayed constant throughout the season, though. Park Vista has not let go of the No. 1 spot. The Cobras started at the top, and they are still there. [More]

Baseball: Pair of Palm Beach County players among country’s top sophomores

  • 11:26 am Thursday, April 9th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang

A pair of Palm Beach County baseball players are among the top sophomores in the country.

Dwyer pitcher Tyler Ahearn is listed as the 33rd best player on MaxPreps’ list of the country’s top 50 baseball sophomores for 2015. Trinity Christian pitcher Brandon McCabe comes in at No. 34 on the list. [More]

2015 PBgametime Baseball: Inside the new Top 10, plus the top games of Week 8

  • 12:21 pm Monday, March 30th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista has won 17 consecutive games since losing to Coral Springs-Taravella in the season opener. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Park Vista is living up to expectations.

The Cobras entered the season with high expectations and they have met them so far. Park Vista hasn’t dropped a game since falling to Coral-Springs-Taravella in the season opener. Since then, the Cobras have outscored opponents by a combined score of 103-22 to stay at No. 1.

Here’s the new Post Top 10 entering Week 8 of the season: [More]

PBgametime Baseball: Inside the Top 10, plus the top games of Week 7

  • 12:44 pm Monday, March 23rd, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Boca Raton pitcher Mitchell Senger (23) throws against Jupiter in Pompano Beach, Florida on March 17, 2015. Boca Raton won 18-1. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post)

Spring break is behind us and the playoff push is on.

Park Vista is still at the top of the rankings, as the Cobras are rolling as expected. But American Heritage and Boca Raton will have a chance to change that, as they will each face Park Vista before the end of the regular season.

Here’s the new Post Top 10 entering Week 7 of the season: [More]

Baseball: Area teams to take part in spring break tournaments

  • 2:25 pm Friday, March 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Palm Beach Central will take part in next week's Florida League High School Invitational. (Photo by Thomas Cordy)

Spring break gives high school baseball teams a chance to take part in tournaments around the state and country.

Many Palm Beach County teams are taking advantage of the opportunity.

Five teams from Palm Beach County will travel to Sanford and Altamonte Springs to take part in the Florida League High School Invitational next week. And 10 of the area’s teams will stay close to home to play in the annual GGI Classic hosted by Lake Worth High, which will be played at John I. Leonard High and Dave Manzo Field.

Here is the schedule of games involving local teams from each tournament: [More]

Baseball: Five Palm Beach County players among country’s best seniors

  • 9:47 am Friday, March 13th, 2015 by Anthony Chiang
Austin Smith, a senior at Park Vista Community High School, throws a pitch during the Park Vista vs. Dwyer game at the West Boynton Recreation Center in Lake Worth on March 11, 2015. (Brianna Soukup / Palm Beach Post)

Palm Beach County is full of high school baseball talent.

It’s no surprise the area’s 2015 class features five players in the MaxPreps Top 100 Baseball Seniors. [More]

Baseball: Four county players to take part in Perfect Game All-American Classic

  • 1:47 pm Monday, July 21st, 2014 by Anthony Chiang
Park Vista pitcher Austin Smith was one of four players from Palm Beach County to be selected to play in the 2014 Perfect Game All-American Classic. (Photo by Bill Ingram)

Palm Beach County will be well represented at the 2014 Perfect Game All-American Classic. [More]