Ben Hernandez and Ed Howard rep’ Chicago at top high school baseball showcase

By Ben Friedl Medill Reports Not only did De La Salle Institute pitcher Ben Hernandez and Mount Carmel infielder Ed Howard display their talent to over 50 MLB scouts at the Under Armour All-America game at Wrigley Field Monday,  they also represented Chicago high school baseball in one of the most important showcases of the […]

Chicago News Report – July 23

By Nicole Croteau, Max Goodman, Tim Hackett, Shannon Longworth and Karleigh Stone Medill Reports On this episode of Chicago News Report: High waves create hazardous conditions on Lake Michigan causing beaches to be shut down throughout Chicago. After School Matters, a program that continues throughout the summer, is allowing teens to be immersed in the […]

What do MLB scouts look for at the Under Armour All-America Game?

By Ben Friedl Medill Reports Major League Baseball scouts armed with clipboards, tripods, and cameras comprised a majority of the crowd at Curtis Granderson Stadium at UIC on Sunday, as almost every top high school baseball prospect in the country took the field for the Under Armour All-America Game scouting showcase. “Events like this are […]