Monthly Archives: July 2013

KOKOMO’S JOE THATCHER TRADED FROM SAN DIEGO PADRES TO ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS

PHOENIX – On July 31, the Arizona Diamondbacks acquired left-handed pitcher and Kokomo native Joe Thatcher, right-handed pitcher Matt Stites and a competitive balance pick from San Diego in exchange for right-handed pitcher Ian Kennedy, according to D-backs’ Executive Vice President and General Manager … Continue reading

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HOOSIER RYAN NEWMAN WINS THE BRICKYARD 400

  BY DEAN HOCKNEY INDIANAPOLIS – In racing, what happens in qualifying does not always translate to what happens in the race. But at the famed oval of bricks, pole-sitter Ryan Newman led early and late to capture his first … Continue reading

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KATS ELI GRIMES TO JOIN GOSHEN COLLEGE BASEBALL PROGRAM

BY DEAN HOCKNEY KOKOMO, Ind. – Eli Grimes will have the opportunity to do something that most high school baseball players dream of – playing at the collegiate level. The recently graduated Kokomo Wildkat shortstop joins five of his teammates … Continue reading

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