MEDFORD, Ore. – Two former Southern Oregon baseball stars are putting summer slumps behind them and streaking in the minor leagues. Former Phoenix Pirate Justin Bohn is currently playing for the Miami Marlins’ Class A affiliate, Greensboro Grasshoppers. After hitting only .177 with the Marlins’ short season affiliate, Bohn is now batting .345 with two … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. – Braden Shipley pitched two scoreless innings in his first ever professional baseball game. Shipley struck out two and worked out of a jam in the second inning, throwing just 23 pitches in his debut for Hillsboro. The Hops lost 3-2 in 11 innings.
MEDFORD, Ore. – Only four years after becoming a pitcher, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected former North Medford standout Braden Shipley with the 15th overall pick in the MLB Amateur Draft. Shipley started his career with the Black Tornado as a shortstop, but developed as a pitcher during his junior year. A successful run at the … Continue reading »