High School Buzz 

Report: Michael Kelly’s shoulder injury lessens his signing bonus with San Diego Padres

  • 4:17 pm Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 by Matt Porter

A shoulder injury discovered this summer reportedly lowered the signing bonus the San Diego Padres gave former West Boca Raton ace Michael Kelly. [More]

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]

West Boca’s Michael Kelly is Florida Mr. Baseball runner-up

  • 11:33 am Friday, July 1st, 2011 by Matt Porter

West Boca right-hander Michael Kelly finishes runner-up in Florida Mr. Baseball voting, announced Friday by the Florida Dairy Farmers. [More]

Baseball: West Boca’s Michael Kelly a Florida Mr. Baseball nominee

  • 9:41 am Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 by Matt Porter

West Boca Raton pitcher Michael Kelly is among the nominees for the Florida Dairy Farmers’ Mr. Baseball award. [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: 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’s Michael Kelly nearly destroys the opposing dugout

  • 3:26 pm Saturday, June 4th, 2011 by Matt Porter

Funny moment from the 2011 Dick Howser All-Star Game: South team batter Michael Kelly, a West Boca Raton right-hander and Florida Gators commit, turns on a pitch and grounds it a little too close to the North team dugout. [More]