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JP Sportman Back on the Diamond

After missing significant time this year with injury, LaSalle graduate JP Sportman is back on the field for the Oakland A's organization.

Having not played since June 13, Sportman began a rehab assignment on Sunday with the Arizona League Athletics

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Photo Courtesy of Garrett Whitley
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Garrett Whitley Joins Us to Talk Draft, Attention, and His Game

For the last month, ever since the big Niskayuna/Shen matchup, we've been chronicling the draft prospects of Nisky senior Garrett Whitley.

Just last week, the outfielder was projected as the No. 1 overall pick in the draft by Baseball Prospectus

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Courtesy of Vermont Lake Monsters
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Sportman With Another Big Day in Cal League

La Salle graduate JP Sportman continues to hit well for the Stockton Ports, California League affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.

Sportman went 2-3 with a homer, double, and three RBIs in the Ports 11-2 win over Lancaster on Monday

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Sportman and Cogswell Still Hitting

Nearly a month into the season, local products JP Sportman and Branden Cogswell are still playing well for the Stockton Ports, Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.

Sportman leads the Ports in hitting at

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Branden Cogswell (Getty Images).
Branden Cogswell (Getty Images).
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Local Products Tearing Up Cal League in Week 1

Capital Region natives Branden Cogswell (Shenendehowa) and J.P. Sportman (La Salle) are both tearing up the California League in its first week.

Both players are members of the Stockton Ports, Class A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics

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Sportman Leads Stockton to Opening Night Win

La Salle graduate J.P. Sportman went 2-3 in his first game for Class A Advanced Stockton Ports of the Oakland A's system.

Sportman had a double and a triple to go along with two RBIs in the Ports 3-1 win over the Inland Empire 66ers (Angels)

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Local Ball Players Learn Destinations

Several local baseball players are currently in the minor leagues, working their way up towards the majors.

Maple Hill graduate Jaime Schultz (Rays) has been promoted to AA Montgomery. The hard-throwing RH can touch 97 MPH and can help the Rays as either a starter or a reliever in the future

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JP Sportman Homers Again vs. Angels

La Salle graduate J.P. Sportman continues to impress at Oakland Athletics spring training. The 2014 draft pick from Central Connecticut hit his second home run of the spring on Wednesday against the Angels

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Courtesy Vermont Lake Monsters
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JP Sportman Homers vs. Indians

Another day, another highlight reel for La Salle graduate JP Sportman.

I say another because just yesterday we had a video of him making a diving catch in CF in Friday's game against the Rockies.

This time we see Sportman homering in the 9th inning of an Athletics' loss to the Cleveland Indians

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Courtesy Vermont Lake Monsters
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La Salle Grad Makes Great Catch in Cactus League

La Salle graduate J.P. Sportman, a farmhand with the Oakland Athletics, made an immediate impact on a major league spring training game on Friday afternoon against the Colorado Rockies.

Sportman entered the game as a pinch-runner and then played CF

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La Salle Graduate Joins Us Before Spring Training

All week at 1045theteam.com we are helping to welcome back baseball season!

We are talking with our Capital Region products who are at -- or about to report to -- spring training.

Today we talked with La Salle graduate and Central Connecticut product, J

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Colonie LL to Play on ESPN

A BIG day for Capital Region sports on Tuesday. To the bullet points:

1. With a 5-3 win over Pennsylvania and a Maryland loss, Colonie Little League has advanced to the elimination round at the Little League Mid-Atlantic Regionals in Bristol, Conn

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