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Baseball 2016

A look at the 2016 high school baseball season in the metro area, with a feature on St. Mary's, the Top 15 poll, Players to Watch and some key numbers to crunch. 

  • St. Mary's moving up, seems ready for A Conference challenge

    St. Mary's moving up, seems ready for A Conference challenge

    The loud sound of baseballs hitting bats and gloves can be heard at St. Mary's, just as at this time every year. The position battles and the fielding practice are just the same as in the past. Yet this season, something is different. The Saints did so well last year that they got a promotion of...

  • Baseball preseason Top 15 poll

    Baseball preseason Top 15 poll

    1. Archbishop Spalding Coach: Joe Palumbo Last season: 24-4, ranked No. 1 Postseason: Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference champion Outlook: The two-time defending A Conference champions are once again loaded, with four preseason all-state players, including left-handed ace...

  • Baseball players to watch

    Baseball players to watch

    Tyler Blohm Archbishop Spalding, pitcher, senior The left-hander earned All-Metro first-team honors last season after going 7-2 with a 2.75 ERA and 55 strikeouts, leading the Cavaliers to their second straight Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association A Conference title. He's a preseason all-state...

  • Baseball by the numbers

    Baseball by the numbers

    2 Consecutive Maryland Interscholastic Athletic Association titles for Archbishop Spalding and St. Mary's. With both now in the A Conference, only one can make it three straight. 7 Calvert Hall seniors who have made college commitments, though 6-foot-7 outfielder Nate Bosse plans to play volleyball...

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