Heyen: Section V got Seven McGee’s appeal wrong

Heyen: Section V got Seven McGee’s appeal wrong

By BILLY HEYEN In an Instagram post over the weekend, Seven McGee wrote, “Momma told me one day you will be the face of this city.” That’s still got strong potential to be true. But on Wednesday, the potential future face of Rochester was told he won’t be starring on a gridiron in Section V […]

Mendick collects first major league hit

Mendick collects first major league hit

Making his first major-league start Thursday afternoon, Danny Mendick recorded the first two hits of his major league career. Facing an 0-2 count and still being asked to sacrifice in the sixth inning, Mendick laid a bunt down the third-base side which was fielded by a sliding pitcher who was unable to make a play anywhere, resulting in Mendick’s first big-league hit…

Heyen: The ironies of baseball give Danny Mendick his big league call

Heyen: The ironies of baseball give Danny Mendick his big league call

You see, the 40-man roster is a tricky thing. For much of the season, Chicago’s has been full, and placing a player on the 40 affects roster construction down the line. A player cannot be called to the big leagues without being on it, though, and as of Monday, Danny Mendick wasn’t on it. The White Sox had to designate a player for assignment to make room for Mendick…

Hayden Smith keeps Rayson Miller alive at state tournament

Hayden Smith keeps Rayson Miller alive at state tournament

By BILLY HEYEN All season long, Hayden Smith has delivered when called upon for Rayson Miller. With a loss Monday representing the end of RM’s season, Smith ensured that wouldn’t happen. Rayson Miller stayed alive at the state tournament with a 7-1 win over Maine-Endwell. Smith threw a complete game on the mound, allowing five […]

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