When you’re trying to make your way up the professional baseball ladder, getting cut can feel like you’ve fallen down a rung or two.
For the longest time, Hunter Jarmon put the multi in multisport athlete.
You never know where life will take you. West Tunnell, for instance, probably never expected it to take him to the pitching mound.
It didn’t make much of a ripple on the transaction wire, but it’s always a deeply personal decision when a ballplayer decides to call it a career.
Mitch Thompson, head coach of the McLennan Community College baseball team, mentions the statistic with pride. Over the past two years, no college in all of the United States — including four-year schools — has had more catchers selected in the Major League Draft than MCC. During that time, three catchers with ties to MCC have been selected.
When Mitch Thompson encountered a crossroads in his life in early 2012, he turned to the cross and found peace.