BASEBALL’S MID-SUMMER CLASSIC IS TONIGHT AFTER MONDAY’S HOME RUN DERBY, WON BY TORONTO’S VLADIMIR GUERRERO JUNIOR WHO OUTLASTED TAMPA BAY LEFTFIELDER AND FORMER CARDINAL RANDY AROZARENA…

 

THREE MISSOURI STATE BEARS WERE SELECTED DURING THE  SECOND SESSION OF BASEBALL’S AMATEUR DRAFT….OUTFIELDER SPENCER NIVENS WENT TO THE ROYALS IN THE FIFTH ROUND….PITCHER JAKE EDDINGTON WAS SELECTED BY PHILADELPHIA IN THE 7TH ROUND, AND PITCHER HAYDEN MINTON WAS PICKED BY DETROIT IN THE 9TH ROUND….
THE TEXAS LEAGUE IS ALSO OFF IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MAJOR’S….THE SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS WILL RETURN TO THE DIAMOND FRIDAY NIGHT AT WICHITA……

 

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STEVE HUNTER HAS ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT AS HEAD COACH AT NORTHARK JUNIOR COLLEGE…THE PIONEERS WENT 180-94 DURING HIS NINE SEASON TENURE IN HARRISON…THAT FOLLOWED A HALL OF FAME HIGH SCHOOL COACHING CAREER IN MISSOURI THAT FEATURED 716 VICTORIES AMONG STOPS AT WEST PLAINS, HARTVILLE AND OZARK WHERE HE WON A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP WITH THE TIGER’S IN 2003…….HUNTER’S SON JORDAN HAS BEEN NAMED THE INTERIM HEAD COACH AT NORTHARK…..