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5 Things to know about new Phillies pitcher Kent Emanuel

One of Philadelphia's first roster moves was to acquire from the Houston Astros. The Phillies claimed the 29-year-old off waivers and added him to the 40-man roster. Before UCL surgery ended his debut season, Emanuel had a 2.55 ERA over 10 appearances for the Astros. Here are 5 things to know about the newest pitcher in red pinstripes. (That Ball's Outta Here)

Kent Emanuel Offers Heartfelt Goodbye to Houston on Twitter

No Major League Baseball pitcher might have a debut and story like with the Houston Astros. The rookie left-hander made his debut in April this season at 28-years-old, pitching 8.2 innings in relief to seal a victory. Emanuel was suspended during the 2020 season after testing positive for a banned substance. This didn’t stop Emanuel, though. (Climbing Tal's Hill)

Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings adds name to Gold Glove winners, excited to wear new label

Former North Carolina Tar Heel wouldn’t allow himself to look at the Rawlings Gold Glove Award winners at his position until his name was on it, so the Pittsburgh Pirates catcher was excited to finally scan the list. Stallings called it a “dream come true” to be honored as the best defensive player at his position in the National League. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)

UNC Baseball Announces 2022 Schedule

Thirty-six home games with five series against ACC foes, a home-neutral-away series with East Carolina and a game against South Carolina at Truist Field in Charlotte highlight the 2022 North Carolina baseball schedule, announced Tuesday. UNC will play 26 games vs. 11 NCAA regional teams from last year, including CWS participants NC State and Virginia. (GoHeels.com)

Phillies claim reliever Kent Emanuel off waivers from Houston

The Philadelphia Phillies claimed a reliever off waivers Friday, picking up , a 29-year-old left-hander who had elbow surgery in May. Emanuel made 10 relief appearances as a rookie last season with Houston before undergoing season-ending elbow surgery. He avoided a second Tommy John surgery and should be ready for spring training. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Olympic Silver Medalist Tim Federowicz to Host Homegrown Baseball Clinic in Apex

Tokyo 2020 Olympic silver medalist and three-time USA Baseball alum Tim Federowicz will host a Homegrown Clinic at Apex High School in Apex, North Carolina, on Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 1-3 p.m. The event is free and open to 150 kids aged 5-12. Federowicz played for the Apex High School Cougars from 2002-2005 before moving on to UNC. (USA Baseball)

Jacob Stallings Wins First MLB Gold Glove

North Carolina standout ’ journey to becoming the Pittsburgh Pirates’ starting catcher was far from easy. But coming off his first season of more than 61 games behind the plate, Stallings was rewarded for his perseverance Sunday, when he was announced as the winner of the Gold Glove Award for the best catcher in the National League. (Boshamer Bulletin)

Mariners inform 3B Kyle Seager they will decline his 2022 option

The inevitable news that will not be returning to the Mariners in 2022 has arrived as Seattle’s longtime third baseman was informed of the team’s decision not to pick up his option, making him a free agent this offseason. The emotion found in the stands and on the field this season signaled a knowledge that Seager’s tenure was ending. (MyNorthwest.com)

Podcast: Bosh to the Bigs - Wrapping Up UNC Baseball's Fall Season, Patrick Alvarez Interview

Boshamer Bulletin’s Pat James and UNC broadcaster Kyle Straub discuss UNC’s fall baseball season, the Tar Heels’ revamped pitching staff, ’s move to the outfield, and ’s immense potential. then discusses his offseason adjustments, his decision to attend UNC, and more. (Listen To Podcast)

Fall Baseball Takeaways: Standouts, Key Newcomers, Spring Questions

UNC Baseball made an NCAA regional last season. And over the course of a much more normal offseason, they’ve continued building on that. The Tar Heels wrapped up their 45-day window of fall practices last Saturday with the final game of their Fall World Series. What follows are the biggest takeaways, including standout players and lingering questions. (Inside Carolina)
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