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Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Bartee Haile: San Marcos’ Tex Hughson knew when to walk away

The Boston Red Sox pitcher was headed toward the Hall of Fame until his arm gave out. Rather than play for the National League’s New York Giants, he retired to San Marcos for the next chapter in his life.

Monday, July 8th, 2013

Former Bobcat Goldschmidt makes All-Star team

Less than four years removed from his Texas State career, Arizona Diamondback first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is headed to his first Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Major league teams draft four more Bobcats

Four more Texas State baseball players were chosen on Wednesday in the third and final day of Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft.

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Bobcat McVaney drafted by Detroit Tigers

Senior Jeff McVaney heard his name called on Tuesday on the second day of Major League Baseball's First-Year Player Draft. The Detroit Tigers picked the Texas State outfielder in the draft's eighth round with the 274th overall...

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

Points: Upstarts? Or one-hit wonders?

Baseball could use a true upstart, and the World Series will give us two. The Philadelphia Phillies have climbed through the ranks the old, hard way, while the Tampa Bay Rays developed quickly for the most impressive...

Monday, October 6th, 2008

Points: Baseball playoffs more about playoffs than baseball

The Major League postseason isn't what it used to be. Make of it what you will.

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Interleague play loses its force either way

Interleague play in Major League Baseball no longer is thrilling nor annoying. It's just a chronic ache one learns to live with.

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Ryan’s the right fit

If you believe the Texas Rangers made Nolan Ryan their club president for publicity reasons, you could be right about the Rangers, but you would be wrong about Ryan.