Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart earned a starting nod in the 2017 MLB All-Star game from the fans and got a donkey from teammate and fellow All-Star Joey Votto.
Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Nate Jones had season ending surgery to reposition a nerve in his elbow. See the Jones Report on Sports, page 7 for more information.
Rural areas generally have a disadvantage with a lack of resources, opportunities, and programs. Must struggle to overcome those obstacles.
It's very rare for a high school athlete to be able to continue their career at the collegiate level.