Monthly Archives: June 2021

Meszaros selected Alaska Athlete of the Week

June 4, 2021

Anchorage’s Johnny Meszaros became the 16th Alaskan to pitch at the professional level after he made his debut with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers , an affiliate of the Houston Astros. The 27-year-old was a MLB draft pick out of high school who opted to go to college and then saw his career derailed by elbow injuries…. Read more »

Baker passes Way for No. 3 on Alaska’s all-time innings list

June 3, 2021

Juneau’s Dylan Baker picked up his second winning decision in three starts with the Kansas City Monarchs and in the process moved up to No. 3 on the all-time list for career innings among Alaskans at the professional level. The 29-year-old right-handed pitcher is back on the mound for his ninth pro season and off… Read more »

Williams named Portuguese Finals MVP after Herculean effort

June 2, 2021

Anchorage’s Travante Williams has done just about everything in the Portuguese League. Titles, MVP, Defensive Player of the Year. Been there, done that. But his performance in the final two games of the best-of-5 Finals series might be his greatest accomplishment. Benched for Game 3, Williams returned to the starting lineup for Games 4 and… Read more »

Wall sacrifices body to help team win 13-inning playoff thriller

June 1, 2021

A heads-up defensive play by Juneau’s Philip Wall helped save the University of Northwestern baseball team’s season. It was a wild 13-inning game with a walk-off finish as the Northwestern beat Misericordia 7-6 in the NCAA D3 Midwest Regional semifinals in St. Paul, Minnesota. Wall started at first base and batted 1-for-5 with a run… Read more »