Search Results for: Johnny Meszaros

Meszaros selected Alaska Athlete of the Week

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 »

Meszaros drafted by Tampa Bay Rays [Baseball]

The Major League Baseball draft is based mostly on potential and Anchorage’s Johnny Meszaros looks to be the complete package. The 6-foot-3, 215-pound 18-year-year right-handed pitcher was picked today by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 39th round of the first-year player draft. “I feel really good,” he told me. “It’s been cool, especially since… Read more »

Athlete of the Week

Congrats to this week’s winner! Lydia Jacoby October 8th, 2021 Seward’s Lydia Jacoby set back-back-back national junior records at the FINA World Cup sim meet in Berlin.   The 17-year-old Olympic champion placed second in Sunday’s 50-meter breaststroke with a personal-best time of 30.04, with sets a new record for Americans 18 or younger.  The previous day Jacoby… Read more »

Bynum stays hot in Arizona with Alaska Baseball Academy

The Scooter Bynum Show wrapped up today in Arizona with the 18-year-old Fairbanks phenom of the Alaska Baseball Academy getting another hit in his fourth and final game. The left-handed hitter finished 7-for-12 [.583] with three walks against professional pitching during an exhibition showcase facing minor league teams in front of more than 100 scouts…. Read more »

Bynum goes from AK title game to AZ baseball field, gets hit on first swing

While his Monroe Catholic basketball teammates celebrated Saturday night’s Class 3A high school state title in Anchorage, Scooter Bynum jumped on the redeye to Phoenix. The Fairbanks phenom arrived early Sunday morning to join Alaska Baseball Academy coach Tony Wylie and others for an exhibition showcase against minor league teams in front of more than… Read more »