Baseball: EF grad Altavilla picks up first pro win

Published on Sunday, 27 July 2014 10:00 pm

A former WPIAL star pitcher has gotten into the win column for the first time in his professional career. Dan Altavilla, a recent draft pick of the Seattle Mariners, earned his first pro win Friday in ...

Baseball: 2014 Honor Roll

Published on Sunday, 27 July 2014 7:00 am

Championship Games WPIAL Class AAAA - Seneca Valley 5, Baldwin 2 WPIAL Class AAA - West Allegheny 5, Blackhawk 3 (8 inn.) WPIAL Class AA - Steel Valley 6, Seton-LaSalle 5 WPIAL Class A - California ...

Index: 2014 Baseball Review

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

Sports Town will review the 2013-14 school year during July. Today we will review the baseball season. WPIAL Champs - Seneca Valley (AAAA), West Allegheny (AAA), Steel Valley (AA), California (A). PIAA ...

Baseball: 2014 North Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

Seneca Valley's late-season playoff surge was one of many memorable highlights from the Post-Gazette's Northern coverage area during the WPIAL's 2014 baseball season. After a subpar performance in the ...

Baseball: 2014 South Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

For the first time in school history, the Steel Valley Ironmen can call themselves WPIAL baseball champions. That was the verdict after the Ironmen earned their first title by edging Seton-LaSalle, 6-5, ...

Baseball: 2014 East Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

The biggest story in the East area during the 2014 season didn't have to do with a team, but rather an individual player. Norwin senior shortstop J.J. Matijevic had a season for the ages. Matijevic became ...

Baseball: 2014 West Season Recap

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

Local baseball drew the attention of fans (and scouts) across the country as Blackhawk senior left-hander Brendan McKay put together a scoreless innings streak that approached a national record. McKay ...

Baseball: 2014 North Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's North zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014 season. (Photo: Tyler Garbee returns as a mainstay on the Quaker Valley pitching ...

Baseball: 2014 South Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's South zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014 season. (Photo: West Mifflin's starting pitcher Zachary Salmon delivers during their ...

Baseball: 2014 East Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's East zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014 season. (Photo: Senior right-hander Tyler Tubbs gives Hempfield an experienced hand ...

Baseball: 2014 West Photo Recap

Published on Sunday, 20 July 2014 7:00 am

The following photos feature baseball teams from the area's West zone. These ran in the Post-Gazette during the 2014 season. (Photo: Moon is hoping for a big season offensively and defensively from junior ...

2014 West Male Athlete of the Year - Blackhawk's Brendan McKay

Published on Thursday, 10 July 2014 6:00 am

... pitcher and ace of Blackhawk's varsity baseball team, McKay captivated the entire WPIAL this past spring and gained national attention with his string of scoreless innings pitched over a span of two seasons. ...

Index to Major & Minor League Updates

Published on Saturday, 05 July 2014 9:00 am

(Over the next two weeks, Sports Town will feature updates on WPIAL baseball players who are currently playing in the major or minor leagues. The posts were compiled by veteran baseball writer John Perrotto. ...

Baseball: Minor League Update - Mike Jeffreys (Moon)

Published on Friday, 04 July 2014 9:00 am

(Sports Town is featuring updates on WPIAL baseball players who are currently playing in the major or minor leagues. The posts were compiled by veteran baseball writer John Perrotto. We will feature two ...

Baseball: Minor League Update - Eric Dorsch (North Allegheny)

Published on Thursday, 03 July 2014 9:00 am

(Sports Town is featuring updates on WPIAL baseball players who are currently playing in the major or minor leagues. The posts were compiled by veteran baseball writer John Perrotto. We will feature two ...

Baseball: Minor League Update - Jimmy Rider (Peters Township)

Published on Wednesday, 02 July 2014 9:00 am

(Sports Town is featuring updates on WPIAL baseball players who are currently playing in the major or minor leagues. The posts were compiled by veteran baseball writer John Perrotto. We will feature two ...