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2013 MLB Draft: Nearly all Palm Beach, Treasure Coast picks turn pro

  • 3:47 pm Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 by Post Staff

There were 12 major league draftees who played at Palm Beach County and Treasure Coast high schools. As of today, all but one of them is a pro.  [More]

Thin crop for Palm Beach County in 2013 MLB Draft

  • 2:45 pm Wednesday, June 5th, 2013 by Matt Porter

According to scouts and analysts, it is a light year for draft prospects in Florida in general, and that includes high school players in Palm Beach County and the Treasure Coast. No area prep kids are expected to land in the top 10 rounds – maybe even the top 20 or 30.   [More]

The value of an education: ex-Jupiter C/RHP Ronnie Healy signs with Broward College

  • 12:23 pm Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 by Matt Porter

Ronnie Healy left high school empty-handed. Now, at least, he has an option should his pro ball dreams not come true. [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]

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]